How will Expo 2020 Dubai impact the local real estate market and shape future trends?

Developers need to understand the changing demands of potential investors and organisations

Application-first cybersecurity: what it is and why it matters

The complexity brought about by the new cloud-based environments means customer data can be stored across many different locations or legal jurisdictions

Cybersecurity

How can cross-silo collaboration strengthen cybersecurity?

Amidst growing enterprise adoption of software-defined data centres and public and private cloud architecture, cross-silo collaboration is increasingly important

How to eliminate the one-man approach with a ‘whole system’ model

Creating a new whole system management model will increase the value of the company

Why prioritising ongoing skills development is a vital prelude to growing the business

Building a skills development culture can help you attract and retain valued talent

Understanding and empathising with Generation Remote

A subset of born digital workers began their careers during the pandemic, and have only ever known a culture where remote work is the norm

The transition from legacy to cloud within financial services

The increasing use of online banking services and the rise of cloud-based challenger banks are here to stay

The ocean and the great garbage patch: What can we do to alleviate it?

Ocean debris is continuously mixed by wind and wave action and widely dispersed both over huge surface areas

Education 2.0: Classrooms need a ‘voice lift’ to adapt to the new normal

Schools and universities must now look to adapt their current spaces to new requirements

Boardroom connection: How to best manage family members

There are a few steps family boards can embrace for the long-term success

Here’s why smartphone software updates matter

Understanding software vulnerabilities is imperative and updates should no longer be considered a necessary evil or something to be done at leisure

How Abu Dhabi is beckoning global talent for its long-term future

The emirate’s growing favourability among tourists, families and investors can be attributed to its focus on inclusion, innovation and diversity

Time to upskill for mid-career professionals

As roles grow scarcer for older professionals, upskilling can help them take charge of their future

UAE: Driving net-zero aspirations with public-private partnership support

Engaging the private sector, public sector, and all other stakeholders is imperative

Towards pharma 4.0 – how digital transformation can optimise operations

By taking small steps, manufacturers can use new techniques to meet Pharma 4.0 standards, increase throughput, and reduce cycle times while maintaining product integrity

Why good governance makes sense for family businesses

Adopting a robust governance framework offers a roadmap for businesses to move forward

Sustainability trends: How to make MENA cities more resilient

Cities need to adopt a holistic and evidence-based framework to guide the building of resilience

Why carving out a career in gaming may be a promising prospect

The forecast for gaming looks extremely bright for the GCC market

Why solar power now makes financial and ecological sense

Renewables are on track to overtake fossil fuels as the world’s largest source of electricity within five years

Engaging women and girls in STEM is fundamental to inclusive growth in MEA

According to the State of Science Index (SOSI), within STEM equity, gender disparity remains an issue

Spotlight on Sharjah: Investing in sustainable cities is the way forward

Initiatives by the Sharjah government to increase economic activity as well as developing the city as a hub for culture and tourism, have truly boosted demand for upscale property

Does this decade hold the keys to a circular economy?

It’s clear that sustainability is so much more than manufacturing eco-friendly products

How digital self-service can enhance customer experience?

A self-service portal gives customers more power, choice, and convenience as well as improves their digital experience with the business

Covid-19 aftermath: Are workplaces here to stay?

The commercial landscape has and will continue to undergo changes driven by technology

How to keep pace with rising consumer expectations

The needs of consumers are evolving and it is critical that businesses remain flexible to meet these demands

Boardroom connection: How to get young directors to be more effective

Young directors should be encouraged to find mentors within and outside of your own board

How innovative entrepreneurs are seeking to change the world

The time is ripe for young entrepreneurs to innovative and bring about change

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Five Gen Z priorities that will shape the future of work

Gen Z remote workers have strong attitudes when it comes to physical and mental health, and they expect employers to appoint leaders that put these issues front and centre

Property market in Dubai: Where to invest for promising returns

Main tourist areas continue to be popular

How can education sector defend cyberattacks on academic institutions?

Hackers are increasing attack frequency and are launching smaller, more complex attacks that are harder to detect