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Oil sinks again on recession concerns and rising US stockpiles

West Texas Intermediate fell below $98 a barrel and has shed about 10 per cent so far this week

RTA invests in data master plan_courtesy Twitter

Dubai’s RTA finalises data investment master plan, aims to sell data to boost revenues

The project includes creating an operational model to maximise return on investment from the use of RTA’s data while protecting the confidentiality of data

GDPR data

Four tips on robust compliance for UAE businesses in the age of GDPR

A new approach to data management is required – one that makes compliance easier and delivers advanced security while removing data silos

Data environmental

Three ways data is helping industrial companies to achieve environmental KPIs

When aggregated and contextualised, data can help unlock sustainability dividends on the road to our common net-zero targets

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Top five privacy trends to protect personal data challenges through 2024

By 2024, 75 per cent of the global population will have its personal data covered under privacy regulations

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Atos, VMware extend strategic partnership to help organisations derive value from data

Companies expand partnership to help meet customers’ data sovereignty and interoperability needs, and align with Gaia-X principles

Six steps for businesses to become data-driven

It is essential to eliminate the instilled idea that data has a place with only one specified group

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Gartner unveils top 10 government technology trends for 2022

CIOs should consider these trends to guide digital investments, anticipate potential disruption, and scale digital transformation initiatives

Oil extends biggest gain this year as Powell sparks broad rally

Oil has roared higher in the opening days of the new year as concerns about the pandemic, especially the impact of the omicron variant, have eased off

Growing your startup – what would a good COO advise?

For a business to grow, it needs to have a data-driven culture

85% of job seekers in UAE feel their roles can be performed remotely – survey

Nearly 21 per cent of job applicants also said that they had relocated since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic

Revealed: 10 highest-growth job roles of tomorrow

Demand for professionals in AI, data and engineering is expected to spike in the near future, as technology adaption takes off even further

Towards pharma 4.0 – how digital transformation can optimise operations

By taking small steps, manufacturers can use new techniques to meet Pharma 4.0 standards, increase throughput, and reduce cycle times while maintaining product integrity

Data and Analytics

Alteryx survey highlights the great data disconnect in the region

Despite data workers, specifically in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, possessing advanced and valuable data skills, businesses are failing to take advantage of this untapped resource

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Harnessing the power of data

Businesses need to show that data science isn’t dry and dull, it can be fun and rewarding

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco confirms data leak after reported cyber ransom

The state-owned driller was reportedly offered the chance to have the data deleted for $50m in cryptocurrency

Explainer: Is data the new oil in the GCC?

Technology has now become a key driver of economic growth in the GCC, with data already defining the region’s future, opines Maurits Tichelman, VP – Sales, Marketing, and Communications and GM – Global Markets and Partners, EMEA at Intel

How edge computing completes the cloud equation

Cloud data centres are only slightly more distributed than on-premises data centres

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services to open data centres in the UAE

The new cloud infrastructure region is set to launch in the first half of 2022

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Why regionals firms must opt for small-sized and edge data centres

A small and edge data centre contains the same power, cooling, connectivity, and security features as a centralised data centre, but on a smaller scale

UAE Hope Probe transitions to Science Orbit

The mission’s two-year science data collection will formally commence on May 23, 2021

Five imperatives to capitalise on greater digital transformation returns

As many as 30 per cent of companies worldwide are well on their way to achieving complete digital transformation

Saudi economy contracted 3.9% in fourth quarter as oil drags

The non-oil economy shrank an annual 0.8 per cent in the fourth quarter

UAE Hope Probe ready for transition to science orbit, data gathering

The Probe has so far captured over 825 images of Mars using its three instruments

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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

Dubai warns of legal action against individuals leaking classified government information

Punitive measures will be taken if information related to confidential and sensitive government documents and worksheets is leaked

Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe: All you need to know

The metal piece of the probe is decorated with the phrase ‘The power of hope shortens the distance between earth and sky’, the UAE flag and the slogan ‘The impossible is possible’

Saudi Arabia to start tracking tourism’s contribution to economy

The Tourism Establishment Survey will provide data on the industry, including the size of the workforce, pay and revenue and expenditure

How open banking can foster innovation in the financial landscape

Open banking offers potential for better customer experience and additional revenue streams