MASTERCARD

Interview: Mastercard’s Andrea Prazakova on navigating the sustainability transition

Mastercard’s position at the critical juncture of finance and sustainability allows it to influence the transition to net zero

Mental coach Paddy Upton on 5 ways entrepreneurs can get ahead

The key principles that help sports stars get ahead are the same principles that can help business professionals and entrepreneurs stay on top of their game, according to Paddy Upton

Crisalion Mobility - Integrity - EVTOL

EVTOLs most disruptive aviation tech in over 50 years: Crysalion

Spanish firm, Crysalion Mobility, unveils its eVTOL at the Dubai Airshow

PRESIGHT - AI IN SPORTS

Interview: Can Presight AI do a Moneyball for cricket?

Presight AI’s CEO highlights the role of data analytics in enhancing enterprise efficiency and unlocking the potential of one of world’s biggest sports

John Schmidt -Global Aerospace-Defence Lead Accenture

Insights: The aerospace industry is embracing AI amid supply chain challenges

The integration of digital capabilities and data-driven solutions will be crucial in building resilience and ensuring long-term growth in the aerospace sector

Grigor Reimann on evolving financial communications in the gulf region

Insights: The evolution of financial communications in the Gulf region

Growing sophistication across capital markets requires companies to deliver effective financial communications to draw in a new breed of investor to the region

The Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Indian classic, has a wealth of information and guidance for executives looking to develop successful and long-lasting businesses.

Here’s what ancient India can teach modern day managers

The Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Indian classic, has a wealth of information and guidance for executives looking to develop successful and long-lasting businesses.

Are you easily distracted or impatient? why technology could be the reason

Insights: Are you easily distracted and impatient? Technology could be the real reason

While technology offers wider connections, the quantity of these associations leaves people feeling qualitatively empty

LI Hawkins on how hospitality is embracing cloud technology Image: Supplied

Embracing the cloud: How tech is transforming hospitality

From pre-arrival room customisation to streamlined check-in processes, cloud technology enables hotels to meet the elevated expectations of today’s tech-savvy guests

Cybersecurity

Interview: Positive Technologies maps cybersecurity trends in MENA

Cybersecurity threats have grown in scope and size with government and enterprises having to adopt a comprehensive approach to protect their digital assets

Dr Wijdan of King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research on Space medicine

Interview: How KFSH&RC is supporting Saudi Arabia’s space ambitions

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre’s Dr Wijdan Alahmadi shares the centre’s work in advancing astronaut safety and biomedical discovery

BERTRAND BADRE, fmr World Bank MD

EXCLUSIVE: Former World Bank MD says ‘global governance under stress’

The former World Bank executive also talks about the hard choices the world has to make to get to net zero

Interview with Khalid Al Kaf - Yahsat Chief Operations Officer Image Supplied

Interview: Yahsat’s Khalid Al Kaf shares the satcom giant’s future-forward strategy

To stay competitive, Yahsat is focused on innovation in satellite technology, service offerings, and operational efficiency, says the satcom firm’s COO

Ahmad El Dandachi - microsoft

Interview: Microsoft’s Ahmad El Dandachi showcases the company’s new AI services

The enterprise commercial director of Microsoft UAE shares what the company showcased at GITEX GLOBAL and what the we can expect to see from Microsoft in the coming months

Acciona's Julio de la Rosa on regenerative infrastructure

Acciona’s Julio de la Rosa on why regenerative infrastructure promotes sustainability

ACCIONA ME’s director of Water Solutions explains how regenerative infrastructure actively contributes to ecological restoration and social wellbeing

Selfdrive CEO offers insights into the UAE's car rental market

Insights: Trends driving the UAE car rental sector

Customers prefer to align themselves with the current market trends, and businesses that can provide such options are thriving in the rental market, particularly in the luxury segment

Engie's Ian Harfield on navigating the route to decarbonisation Image Supplied

Insights: Demystifying decarbonisation

Here’s how we can forge a greener and brighter future together

blockchain

Cover story: Pioneering proptech: Transforming real estate through blockchain

Robin Ubaghs, co-founder of Propchain and the Welfare Group shares how his ventures are using blockchain technology to transform the real estate industry

Ronald Powell_Core42 on generative AI and how it can impact digital transformation

Insight: Using generative AI to accelerate digital transformation safely

From refining customer service experiences to igniting groundbreaking advancements in healthcare, generative AI heralds an era of extraordinary innovation

alternative investment

The UAE as the new alternative investment hub

A look at the emerging trends and challenges in risk management for alternative investment fund managers

Alan O'Neill - 100 days

Alan’s corner: The first 100 days

Today, the first 100 days concept has been adapted for modern businesses

Maryam Al Mansoori CEO at Rebound- talks about the circular economy and platform models

Insights: Empowering the circular economy

We explore the business models powering the circular economy

mered

Interview: MERED’s Ramil Guliev on trends driving Dubai’s ultra-luxe property market

Beyond financials, there’s an emphasis on health and wellness, private spaces and smart homes with in-home automation, says the international developer’s CEO

Abdalla Al Banna, VP of Regulatory Operations at DWTC

Interview: DWTC’s Abdalla Al Banna shares how the free zone is supporting Dubai’s D33 agenda

The VP of Free Zone Regulatory Operations, DWTC talks about how the authority is focused on supporting SMEs and sustainability, and is attracting global businesses to the emirate

Interview Roger Martella of GE

Interview: GE’s Roger Martella on paving the way to a sustainable future

The chief sustainability officer talks about the UAE’s growing status as a global driver of sustainability initiatives and explains how public-private sector partnerships can drive decarbonisation

Siham AlBalooshi, Vice President – Emiratisation, People & Culture, Al Ghurair Investment on empowering women Image Supplied

Insights: Empowering Emirati women and fostering career success

Through an inclusive approach of being people oriented, organisations can help level the playing field and redefine the possibilities for women in the workforce

Protiviti's George Thomas on the M&A trends

Opinion: Will M&A transactions continue to surge in the Middle East?

Regional integration efforts like the GCC facilitating smoother M&A transactions by streamlining regulations and cross-border investments will support M&A growth

Hanadi Khalife head of ICAEW on how the public and provate sector shoud finance the green transition Image ICAEW

Insights: Why public-private financing will drive the green transition

Governments around the world are increasingly treating private sector companies as key partners in tackling societal challenges, including climate change

Steven Rees J P Morgan Private Bank inisgnsights on teh recession obessesion and investment trends

Recession obsession: How to navigate a well-telegraphed downturn

Looking to invest? Diversified portfolios can continue to generate strong returns heading into 2024. Read on for these and other tips…

Kevin Rubin, Chief Finance Officer at Alteryx on the role of the modern CFO

The modern CFO: Risk taker or business maker?

With digital transformation added into the mix, the modern CFO role has transformed into that of a future-facing navigator, combining risk mitigation with near-live opportunity mapping