Here are the top technology trends that will impact education in 2021

A strong focus on connectivity, adaptability and student-centred learning is expected

Security and networking must converge to enable any “Edge” at any scale

Service providers need to be able to flexibly, but securely address all scenarios

Best practices for regional business to manage a diverse workforce

For successful outcomes, an organisation’s journey with diversity and inclusion must be continuous one

Digital transformation: What are the key challenges that regional banks continue to face?

Digitisation is underway and accelerating in the Middle East – but what are the key technologies being deployed?

Outlook 2021: UAE’s economic recovery in 2021

The economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic have been severe for all countries around the world

Staying connected in today’s virtual era

“We were disconnected physically, but we remained connected virtually and emotionally”

Is now a good time to invest in Dubai property?

The simple, fundamental principle of investing dictates that you should buy low and sell high

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Outlook for 2021: The education perspective

Demand for the right talent and skills will be high across all industries

How fintech innovations are helping the unbanked across the GCC

As societies adopt more digital payment tools, it is important to bring along the 25 million locally who are still living in cash mode

A CEO’s secrets – snooping cyber-criminals to bring down a WFH chief executive

Connected home devices could be opening the door for hackers to access corporate assets

The power of four: digitisation, automation, sustainability and data

Craig Hayman, CEO, AVEVA provides technological predictions for the industrial sector in 2021

GCC banks at a crossroads

Innovation will ensure GCC banks will not just survive, but thrive, in these uncertain times

Work 2021: Prepare for a flexible future

Fueled by technology, work will happen anywhere, and employee engagement and productivity will soar

Key challenges for cloud security in a world changed by Covid-19

Struggle with cloud security remains a growing concern

Murtaza Hashwani

Biggest lessons from 2020 – the hospitality perspective

The hospitality industry will have to rethink its strategy with revised priorities in mind

Driving diversity and inclusion in the ‘anywhere’ workforce

Working environments and practices have been forced into a complete change

Lessons learnt: How to task board members to earn their privileges?

Homework can also be assigned to directors of a board, especially those non-executive, independent directors

Elie Khouri

Is art collecting only for the rich?

Elie Khouri doesn’t think so, but I disagree

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Four steps for UAE businesses to up their e-commerce game

Many consumers are unlikely to give up online shopping even after the pandemic ends

How Middle Eastern families can carve out sustainable legacies

Sustainable investing acts as a conversation enabler between generations

The transformative potential of digital water for smart and sustainable cities

Francois Frigaux, director of Metrology Business, Middle East at Xylem on how technology is transforming water delivery

Investment lessons: Outbound Middle East capital seeks emerging asset classes

The considerable levels of dry powder available across the Middle East is expected to target diversification opportunities and long-term higher returns

Health concerns: Treating obesity will alleviate stigma, burden on economy

More than 650 million people are currently living with obesity globally

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Dubai radio presenter Kris Fade wants to hire you, but…

You may have to be willing to work for free

Five key stages for developing the tourism sector across the Middle East

Tourism is essential for economic diversification, growth, and job creation

Why the human factor matters in cybersecurity – and how to deal with it

Companies need to find ways to integrate people, process and technology in a unified approach to security to protect their networks

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The UAE’s successful handling of the pandemic paves the way for the future

Through multiple strategic national programmes with timely interventions, the UAE could bring Covid-19 under control

Boardroom challenges: How to best avoid the perils of e-voting?

As more boards go online, e-voting will be here to stay

How new Saudi labour reforms benefit the economy

This initiative is a win-win situation for employees as well as employers

Outlook 2021: Challenging outlook offers varied picture for GCC banks

The GCC governments’ measures to help corporates and individuals navigate the challenging environment have taken various forms