Celine Bremaud

How data and AI are transforming regional organisations in 2021

The people and organisations who adapted to the crisis the quickest did so with technology

Healthcare: Universal patient access within complex, rare diseases must continue to be prioritised

Collaboration can help establish guidelines within diagnostic and treatment training at the provider level

Why mixed-use developments represent the future of the community

Mixed-use developments have the power to add immense value to all stakeholders

Open Banking: the opportunities and the risks

Strong customer authentication must be adopted to make open banking a success

Adaptive Learning: The driver for the schools of the future

Adaptive Learning uses AI to adjust educational content to students learning style and pace

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How mobile network operators can drive the next wave of financial inclusion in MENA

Mobile network operators have direct access to a large customer base that includes the harder-to-reach segments of the underbanked and unbanked

Pegah Gol

Revealed: 10 tips to get hired right now

It is critical to adapt your CV and skills to keep up-to-date when hunting for a job in the current market

Shailesh Dash

Phi Trends: Are digital currencies the next big thing?

The reward from hopping onto the digital currency bandwagon is imminent, states entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash

Why regional e-commerce companies must prioritise sustainability

Rising demand for online shopping and time-definite deliveries is expected to weigh heavily on sustainability as urban density, air pollution and traffic congestion scale

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

How e-commerce in the GCC has taken flight

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, e-commerce has risen as a natural winner

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

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

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

Cover story: Emirati lawyer Youssef Al-Bahar on the UAE taking the right stand

The UAE’s flexible and proactive legal system is helping the country tackle issues such as cybercrime while also keeping an eye on the 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