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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

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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

Real Estate

Revealed: The most transparent real estate markets in the MENA region

Dubai and Abu Dhabi have been ranked as having the most transparent property markets in the region according to JLL’s latest index

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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Saudi Arabia lays out ambitious national AI strategy

Saudi Arabia lays out ambitious national AI strategy

How Covid-19 has worsened corporate cybersecurity woes

As organisations struggle to spread the security umbrella to remote workers, experts urge renewed commitment to cybersecurity best practices

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