CPaaS: the key to digital transformation, agility and flexibility

Integrate various communication apps to create strong customer experiences

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Be ready for rejection if you’re an aspiring entrepreneur – Hotel Data Cloud’s Gregor Amon

The UAE-based entrepreneur reveals his tips to set up a successful startup

Board members

Why regional boards must focus on recruiting the right talent

A new member to a board should not be appointed because of being a friend of the promoter or a buddy of current board members

Why fintech is on the brink of rapid expansion in the GCC

The GCC is catching up with developed markets in terms of financial inclusion

Corporate strategy lessons: Build a company to sell it

Building a business as though you want to sell it can be a pragmatic approach to ensuring this happens in a seamless and financially sound way

Business culture as a driver of digital transformation

Why organisational culture is the cornerstone of successful digital transformation initiatives

Treat your cloud strategy like an investment portfolio

The digital world is flat, thanks to ubiquitous cloud services

CIOs should elevate visibility into a 2021 IT imperative

Companies need greater visibility as more people work remotely

Wealth management: the opportunities and the challenges

Family businesses contribute to more than 90% of the economic activity in the country

Mishal Kanoo

It’s ‘not acceptable’ to live off the work of your father – Emirati businessman Mishal Kanoo

Family businesses, particularly in the Middle East, cannot afford “wastas” anymore

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Solar energy set to power GCC green recovery, decarbonisation strategy

Solar energy seen as anchor to national renewable strategies

Three steps for smart cities to unlock their full IoT potential

There has been an exponential increase of smart city developments in the Middle East

How best to focus on the task at hand

Three ways you can ensure your mind is not wandering and is focused on the present

Transforming smart cities into resilient cities

Data-powered insights deliver more resilient infrastructure and shape a more sustainable future

Three important future trends to look out for in 2021

Countries need to tackle vulnerabilities in their economies, embrace innovation and move towards a more digital future

Boardroom connection: How aspiring directors can establish the initial contact

Here are some tested and proven tips for board aspirants

How to redefine innovation for the upcoming virtual era

Innovation is never easy but it is always essential

Shailesh Dash

Phi Trends: Cleantech – ideology or opportunity?

The focus on sustainability means that cleantech offers strong potential for growth, states entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash, who shares his market perspective in this monthly column

Abraham Accords: Impact on talent synergies between the UAE and Israel

The relations between Israel and the UAE will have omnipresent long-term benefits through their similarities

Why most AI projects fail

AI can be a game-changer but should be approached with caution

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