How should the regional telecom industry navigate the Covid-19 reality

Telecommunication companies are an essential part of the overall pandemic solution, and all should reaffirm their unique position to help people during this crisis

Is your supply chain exposing your business to cyber risk?

Unfortunately, most companies don’t even know who their vendors and partners are

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Covid-19 impact: How fast has dispute resolution transitioned to a digital model in UAE?

As the UAE ventures towards a phased resumption of economic activities, an increase in disputes is expected

What are the global trends that are shaping the investment landscape?

Yves Bonzon, group chief investment officer of Swiss wealth manager Bank Julius Baer, shares his views on the world economy, investor sentiments, and emerging trends for the future

Why the regional fintech ecosystem is booming

Regional fintech startups hold tremendous room for growth

Five reasons for disliking your work and solutions to fixing it

While there may be several reasons for anxiety and dissatisfaction at the workplace, it is imperative to find sustainable solutions

UAE’s used car sales set to surge past 1 million mark by 2025

Market will be powered by digitalisation and new business models

Dark data is destroying the planet: here’s how to stop it

Making the ethical and economic case for getting a handle on wayward data

How should regional companies protect their workforce amid Covid-19 recovery

Amid evolving challenges, businesses needs a clear and incisive guide on best practices to support and protect their workforce

Paving a path to build resilience within the FMCG industry

In compelling times, FMCG companies must elevate their approach to efficiently meet the needs of the communities they serve

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Why digitalisation has helped Bahraini banks escape the brunt of Covid-19

As Covid-enforced social distancing measures became commonplace, Bahrainis turned increasingly online to conduct financial services

Recruiting or reskilling – what makes business sense for regional companies?

Adapting and increasing employees’ skills and roles to the post-pandemic ways of working will be crucial to building operating-model resilience

How can investors find the right asset allocation mix in the current situation?

The key for investors is to find the asset mix that not only improves their returns, but more-so their decision-making process

Faces to watch: Game-changers in the regional tech industry

As organisations across the private and public spectrum in the GCC march ahead with digital and technology-centric transformations, we highlight the regional game-changers and stalwarts that are leading the charge

Revealed: Top 10 tech executives in the MENA region

Technologies such as AI are shifting the way the world works, with the Middle East region striving to be at the forefront of this new era. As public and private sector organisations embark on digital transformation strategies, we highlight the regional executives leading this technological revolution

Explainer: Is the booming healthy snacks sector in the region well regulated?

As consumers in the GCC increasingly focus on adopting fitter lifestyles, the regional health food industry has seen massive growth, suggests Mahmoud Adham, founder and CEO, Munchbox

Five recession-proof business ideas for UAE entrepreneurs

In light of the Covid-19 crisis, it would be prudent to consider businesses that are immune to recessions and/or economic crises

Are UAE-based organisations geared for a change in the future of the workplace?

Companies with successful digital workplace transformations will be at an advantage over those struggling with legacy systems

TOPSHOT - A worker wearing a hard hat walks past a mural in Dubai on June 3, 2020. - Shopping malls in Dubai will fully reopen for business on June 3, in the latest easing of COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, the emirate's media office announced. The step makes the glitzy city-state the first in the Middle East to drop nearly all restrictions to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus that hit retailers and leisure activities. (Photo by Karim SAHIB / AFP) (Photo by KARIM SAHIB/AFP via Getty Images)

Messages from executives: How are regional offices reopening amid Covid-19 concerns?

With regional businesses now allowed to return back to offices, how are they handling the transition?

How should UAE-based companies ensure a safe return to the workplace?

As businesses in the UAE reopen amid eased out restrictions, employers must encourage a phased, systematic return

How can regional companies secure data through an endpoint data protection strategy

In the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, as the world continues to operate remotely, a comprehensive endpoint data protection strategy is the need of the hour

How should regional economies rebuild a post-Covid world

Sustainability must take priority as economies begin the process of recovering from the impact of the coronavirus

GCC heading for hotel supply glut

How can GCC countries turn economic diversification into a reality

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and plummeting oil prices, GCC governments must reconsider their approaches to build diversified economies

GCC’s higher education sector: Chalking out the future of tomorrow

As industrial revolution and digital advancements scale the demand for technical and cross-functional skills, how has the regional higher education space responded?

GCC’s education sector: Paving the way ahead

In the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, amid a perennial pursuit of digitisation to empower education, how bright is the outlook for the GCC’s education sector?

Is artificial intelligence at the helm of the hiring process?

If we introduce AI at the start of the hiring process, will we also do the same at the exit stage?

Covid-19 impact: How should the UAE’s health insurance sector respond?

In the aftermath of the pandemic and its fallout, how should the healthcare insurance sector prepare for a post-virus era?

Covid-19 impact: How should retail respond to the fourth industrial revolution?

As a new wave of technology signals further changes to our lives and the regional ecosystem, how should sectors such as retail adapt?

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Covid-19 impact: How have social platforms upped their game?

Are social networks trying to capitalise on “social” distancing?

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Disruptors in the UAE: How have they shifted the landscape?

Disrupting, enabling, reinventing the system – whatever you want to call it, a shift in the status quo is alive and well in the UAE