Mountain Biking Hatta

Revealed: Top things to do and places to visit in Hatta

An inland exclave of Dubai, Hatta has positioned itself as a national park and eco-tourism destination

Key elements that differentiate the future of smart offices in the region

Cloud video conferencing is now a core capability

How cloud platforms are helping regional companies fight the Covid-19 pandemic?

New technologies are reshaping the way we live and work

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Revealed: List of things to do to survive a quarantine

Keeping yourself busy during quarantine might turn out to be more fun than you think

Blockchain app may solve Covid-19 virus passport puzzle

Blockchain technology will help create digital vaccination certificates

How employers can support remote employees health and wellness

Wearables now include fitness, stress management and mindfulness tools

Fintech thrives as digital transformation jolts finance sector

UAE expected to attract $2.5bn in investment into fintech by 2022

Saudi VAT increase: What are the long-term implications?

The kingdom hiked its value added tax (VAT) from 5 per cent to 15 per cent in July

How diversification can ensure sustainable growth in the GCC

Credit downgrades and double-digit deficits poses challenges for regional countries that are not diversifying their economies

Sandra Skairjeh

How we can encourage more women to enter the region’s tech industry

Technology companies have been investing in diversity programmes aimed at attracting female workers

Key elements to restoring passenger trust in air travel

The upturn in activity and the return to economic growth will only be possible if airports find the perfect balance

USA flag and contemporary glass skyscrapers in New York

How the outcome of the US elections could affect the global stock market

The 2020 elections will show what matters the most to American voters: the stock market performance, or the real economy

Building back: Is Dubai’s real estate market rising again?

The emirate’s real estate sector has witnessed signs of a rebound in the wake of easing Covid-19 restrictions

Growing environmental concerns of increasing electronic waste

The increased use of electronic devices has led to an incredible amount of e-waste that merits urgent attention

Why it’s time we digitally transform our approach to mental health and well-being

What options does the digital realm offer businesses who want to look after their employees’ well-being?

Gaj Ravichandra

How to ensure your CV gets noticed by employers

Here are a few steps to ensure your resumé gets noticed by both automated applicant systems as well as HR professionals

The role of big data in unlocking the true value of IoT

Data produced by IoT devices is valuable to anyone who understands the potential it holds

Are underwater datacentres the future of cloud storage?

Microsoft’s underwater datacentre experiment shows promise

Exclusive: Regional venture capitalist Noor Sweid on the startup ecosystem

Noor Sweid, founder and partner of Global Ventures, on how the startup ecosystem has coped with the pandemic

Why rebuilding trust with travellers is key to reviving the hospitality sector

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, hospitality operators have a strong opportunity to deliver an unmatched experience to customers

Are companies’ CEO succession plans prepared for a pandemic?

The Covid crisis has revealed the importance of having a well-thought out succession plan for executives

Precision medicine – exciting potential for GCC investors

A personalised and customised approach to healthcare looms

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Think Week: What is it and will UAE professionals benefit from it?

Mark Dickinson investigates the concept of a Think Week and shares his findings

Bridging the cybersecurity skills gap with in-house training

Three-fifths of firms struggle with recruiting, hiring, and retaining cybersecurity talent

Jones Food Company

Why the GCC and Britain are collaborating for food security

The GCC states have launched agritech programmes and are working to facilitate global agribusiness trade and diversify international food sources

How UAE-based universities must be refurbished as creative free zones

Better education for entrepreneurs is required to ensure they build products and services that people want

How Covid-19 compressed years of digital transformation into months: lessons from Microsoft

Sayed Hashish, general manager, Microsoft UAE, tells Gulf Business how technology will continue to play an active role in hybrid working beyond the onset of this decade

Emails

How best to counter an overwhelming email culture to spur productivity

An excessive email culture is leading to a loss in productivity. Here’s how you can deal with it

Lessons learnt: How to prepare for a post-pandemic job market

The post-pandemic job market is going to be different, so one must adapt to the changes

Workplace dynamics: Steps regional employers must take to boost productivity in hybrid environments

Focusing on well-being and social connectivity will help employees recover faster from the Covid-19 crisis