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Biggest investment trends to watch out for in 2021

With the pandemic upending the business landscape, what are the trends that we should look out for?

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

Covid-19 vaccine delivery: Logistics companies face mammoth task

Gulf Business talks to Jack Muhs, regional president of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa, about the challenges of delivering Covid-19 vaccines around the world

Globe-trotters pledge to fly less to help climate

People now think giving up flying would be one of the easiest things they could do to cut their carbon footprint

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

Interview: James Babb, partner at KPMG Lower Gulf

We delve into the 2020 UAE Survey of Sustainability Reporting study with James Babb

How regional female entrepreneurs are paving the way for a gender-balanced future

Governments in the GCC have become increasingly supportive of women’s growing role in C-level positions in the public and private sectors

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?

Five strategies for regional firms to grow their online business

From creating a mobile friendly platform to leveraging the power of social media, an online business can use several means to boost its presence

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

How business leaders can best manage a dispersed workforce

It is vital for business leaders to model the kind of behaviour that they want to see in their staff

Staying connected in today’s virtual era

“We were disconnected physically, but we remained connected virtually and emotionally”

Yves Bonzon is the group chief investment officer at Julius Baer

Five macro trends set to shape the next decade

From the end of the neoliberal era to policy intervention, these are the macro economic trends expected to mark the biggest future shifts in the economy

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

How fintech innovations are helping the unbanked across the GCC

As societies adopt more digital payment tools, it is important to bring along the 25 million locally who are still living in cash mode

Playing for keeps: How the GCC is developing its esports industry

The GCC and its esports stakeholders can leverage the momentum to build a true gaming/esports ecosystem for the region

A CEO’s secrets – snooping cyber-criminals to bring down a WFH chief executive

Connected home devices could be opening the door for hackers to access corporate assets

The power of four: digitisation, automation, sustainability and data

Craig Hayman, CEO, AVEVA provides technological predictions for the industrial sector in 2021

GCC banks at a crossroads

Innovation will ensure GCC banks will not just survive, but thrive, in these uncertain times

Work 2021: Prepare for a flexible future

Fueled by technology, work will happen anywhere, and employee engagement and productivity will soar

Key challenges for cloud security in a world changed by Covid-19

Struggle with cloud security remains a growing concern

Murtaza Hashwani

Biggest lessons from 2020 – the hospitality perspective

The hospitality industry will have to rethink its strategy with revised priorities in mind

Driving diversity and inclusion in the ‘anywhere’ workforce

Working environments and practices have been forced into a complete change

Lessons learnt: How to task board members to earn their privileges?

Homework can also be assigned to directors of a board, especially those non-executive, independent directors

Business leaders rank UAE as global leader in innovation

Business executives in the UAE rank the country as a global leader in creating an ‘innovation-conductive’ environment