Alan's corner: How to achieve innovation through collaboration

Alan’s corner: How to achieve innovation through collaboration

The question is no longer whether you are open or not to the idea of collaboration, because survival demands it

Retail sector trends from Kearney

Here’s how companies can adapt to changes in the retail sector

By monitoring the signals of shifts in consumer spending closely, retailers can effectively plan their supply chain operations and avoid overstocked shelves

What is the key to good leadership training?

A good programme would help you with the right resources to address this critical task

The role of research and advisory in real estate

The involvement of research and advisory in real estate begins ideally at the concept and feasibility study stage of the project

Alan O'Neill - 100 days

Alan’s corner: Tips to make a partnership work

Communication is central to the success of any partnership

Hiring board members

Narrowing the search for right board members

With new regulatory requirements and calls for boardroom diversity getting louder, more and more boards are finding it tough and deciding they shouldn’t handle their own talent digging

Investor trust: Business leaders must show how they deliver value

Investors today are increasingly scrupulous in their due diligence and less prepared to take bets on companies they find difficult to understand

Saeed Ahmad, Managing Director, Middle East and North Africa at Callsign on Crypto fraud

Opinion: Why financial institutes need to start taking crypto fraud seriously

Behavioural biometrics can help financial businesses authenticate users without purchasing any extra hardware or negatively affecting their user experience

The writer is the director of Partnerships - MEA, Türkiye, and France, Genesys on briging the empathy gap with customers

Opinion: Closing the empathy gap with customers

Many businesses have yet to fully realise the potential of AI technologies to listen, comprehend, forecast and learn about important trends across the entire customer journey

Lorenzo Jooris on UAE-China ties

Opinion: Why the re-opening of China is good news for UAE’s economy

In 2021, non-oil trade between the two countries totalled almost $60bn, resulting in a 27 per cent growth on the previous year

Dr. Ryan Lemand on benefits of financial crime enforcement in the UAE

Opinion: The impact of UAE’s strengthened financial crime enforcement

The UAE has been investing and setting up regulatory bodies specialising in financial crime, particularly, the Executive Office of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Finance

Roberto d'Ambrosio, Director & CEO, Axiory Global, on the importance of retaining talent in the UAE

Opinion: The key to the UAE’s success lies in attracting and supporting the right talent

When it comes to young talents, particular measures must be taken to fulfill the specific needs of young professionals refining their skills and climbing the management ladder

Rana Abu Nemeh shares her insight on COP28

COP28: Lead the charge against climate change

It is estimated that COP28 will have participation from more than 80,000 delegates, including 140 heads of state and government

Better benefits can give UAE firms an edge in global battle for talent

Better benefits can give UAE firms an edge in global battle for talent

Workplace savings, unemployment insurance, and education allowances are among the top benefits sought by employees

Phishing

New hires may spark increase in phishing attacks in 2023, predicts Mimecast

Experts from Mimecast share key insights into the threat landscape

Alan O'Neill - 100 days

Alan’s Corner: Four cultures of leadership and how to adapt to them

Individuals bring different leadership styles to the job based on past experiences in other organisations

Israel

Calev’s Newsroom: Israel, India and UAE forge a new trade route

There are many facets of economic integration and growth contained within the Israel-India-UAE triangle

How life sciences will define the next chapter in the Middle East transformation story

Life science companies are in a unique position to work with local governments to support capacity-building around early diagnosis and treatment

How mental health at workplaces must be addressed in the new normal

Businesses that aren’t doing enough to re-think their mental well-being strategies, do so at their own peril

circular economy

Supporting a circular economy is key to being a corporate citizen

Data-driven processes are more essential than ever to make the circular economy a reality, mainly by increasing the lifespan of raw materials

India imposes import curbs on laptops

How to find greater value proposition in structures

A well-designed knowledge production process is not a barrier to agility and nimbleness

Israel

Calev’s Newsroom: Bridging ties between UAE and Israel through tourism

Israel must develop effective marketing campaigns for Emirati travellers

governance

The ‘G’ In ESG: Exploring the impact of corporate governance

Getting the governance proposition right can present an opportunity for companies to drive sustainable, long-term value creation

Keeping up with the future of finance

Financial businesses should use a platform to manage their data to keep up with the technological advancements they are currently, or gradually planning on, implementing

Metaverse NFT

Insights: The metaverse and NFT relationship

Large amount of money is streaming into the metaverse and many enthusiasts and domain experts anticipate this trend will continue to increase

Seamless flow of data underpins IT modernisation initiatives

Research by Gartner has found that customer experience drives over two-thirds of customer loyalty, outperforming price and brand combined

hybrid work

Key to success: Making hybrid work accessible for everyone

Being competitive and building a resilient workforce requires a commitment to inclusivity, which must be represented in all hybrid work tools

Enterprise

Three must-have traits of an employee-centric enterprise

A company that empowers employees to add value and offers a differentiating culture have three traits in common

Working culture

Three secrets to a successful working culture

Most organisations are looking towards building a future of potentially never being able to work together in the way it used to be before the pandemic

ecosystem-as-a-service

Why ecosystem-as-a-service is the next frontier in finance

Increasing numbers of fintech institutions are outsourcing their digital banking strategies