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Insights: How to build a people-centric digital company by David Boast - General Manager - MENA at Endava - lowres

Insights: How to build a people-centric digital company

People-centric digitisation is a virtuous circle that flows from stakeholder collaboration to staff engagement to tangible benefits for customers

AWS to invest $5.3 bn in Saudi Arabia, open data centres

AWS unveils $5.3bn investment to advance Saudi Arabia’s cloud infrastructure

The new region will consist of three availability zones at launch, adding to the existing 105 zones across 33 geographic regions globally

How LEAP 2024 aligns with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

Tahaluf’s CEO shines the spotlight on LEAP 2024

Michael Champion says the move to a larger venue for LEAP in 2024, reflects the event’s commitment to accommodate more innovative technologies, digital entrepreneurs and tech startups

Khalifa fund TAMM

Khalifa Fund transitions services to TAMM platform, increases accessibility to SMEs

With the transition to TAMM, Khalifa Fund is poised to provide more efficient and accessible services to entrepreneurs in the emirate

Sheikh Hamdan launches ‘Dubai Program for Gaming 2033’

Sheikh Hamdan launches ‘Dubai Program for Gaming 2033’

The initiative is aimed at significantly increasing the gaming sector’s contribution to the growth of Dubai’s digital economy

RTA instant passenger driver permit

Dubai’s RTA introduces instant passenger transport driver permit initiative

This initiative is part of RTA’s broader digital transformation strategy for permits for commercial activities


MoIAT, Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government partner to empower local talent

MBRSG will extend academic assistance to the ministry’s personnel, along with introducing creative training initiatives and research schemes

Dubai Taxi corporation

Dubai Taxi Corporation launches digital transformation strategic plan 2022-2025

The strategy seeks to accomplish a host of strategic goals highlighted by digital mobility, excellent operation, financial sustainability, people’s happiness and shaping the future

Emirates NBD to use generative AI across operations Image credit WAM

Emirates NBD to use generative AI to transform operations

The bank aims to boost software development, collaboration and customer engagement using tools such as GitHub Copilot X, ChatGPT and MS 365 Copilot

Integrated Transport Centre

Abu Dhabi’s Integrated Transport Centre introduces smart taxi-top billboard initiative

ITC said that the project started with 50 taxi vehicles from the Tawasul Transport company, and intends to reach 100 taxi vehicles from the same company after the trial period is over


UAE Banks Federation confirms 100% spike in use of digital banking channels

According to a survey conducted by UAE Banks Federation, the county ranked second globally in terms of customer confidence in banks at 84 per cent in 2022


Aramco, Samsung sign MoU, will leverage 5G tech

The non-binding MoU aims to contribute to the digital transformation of various industrial sectors in Saudi Arabia

HH Sheikh Hamdan announces 04 platform for Dubai

Dubai launches 04 platform to enhance govt services

The platform enables customers to submit suggestions, comments and complaints to Dubai government officials in three easy steps


Why workflow automation is the quickest path to value in digital transformation

A digital transformation approach that prioritises platforms over solutions is in a far better position to succeed


Kuwait selects Google Cloud for nationwide digital transformation

The strategic alliance will support digitising government services, migrate national data securely to the cloud and set up a national digital skills programme


DubaiNow app achieves major milestone, exceeds one million users

The unified platform offers users access to several government and private sector services, including bill payments and fines


Annual digital transformation spending across META region to top $74bn by 2026

Digital transformation investments in the Middle East, Türkiye and Africa are set to more than double across the 2021–2026 period


Abu Dhabi’s G42 Cloud and Dell Technologies sign MoU to accelerate digital transformation

The two companies will work together across various areas including private cloud solutions, as well as consulting, residency and managed services


Ajman Bank signs strategic partnership with KMMRCE Pay

The partnership equips Ajman Bank with the technology to accelerate its digital transformation and enrich its client offering by adding new payment services


Bosch introduces new digital transformation solution in the Middle East

The solution harvests data to predict and assess outcomes, respond to changes and improve operations, helping customers to manage and simplify complex automation

Museum of the Future's rise as one of Dubai's top tourist attractions

Museum of the Future’s rise as one of Dubai’s top tourist attractions

Majed Al Mansoori, deputy executive director of Museum of the Future tells us how this architectural marvel is a significant boon to Dubai’s cultural and tourism economy

Mall of the Emirates digital concierge service

Mall of the Emirates launches Digital Concierge service, WhatsApp shopping

Customers can purchase from 350 brands, including luxury designers via the mall’s Digital Concierge website and WhatsApp chat feature

Million, a platform revolutionising creator economy in Middle East

Million, a platform revolutionising creator economy in Middle East

Million is the next generation of social media platforms relying on a decentralised finance model and digital ownership for users on the content they create and monetise

Abu Dhabi Chamber to launch business matchmaking platform

Abu Dhabi Chamber to launch Business Matchmaking Platform

The platform is currently in the development phase and will become available in the first quarter of 2023

Smart Salem to provide swift medical screening for UAE residence visas

Smart Salem centre to provide swift medical test for UAE residency visa

The state-of-the-art facility will allow customers to obtain medical fitness results within 30 minutes

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister and the secretary general of the Digital Cooperation Organization in Riyadh

Digital Cooperation Organization to establish HQ in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Cyprus, Djibouti, Kuwait, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Jordan and Rwanda are member states of the organisation founded to drive collaboration in digital transformation

Emirates NBD launches Application Programming Interface (API) developer portal

Dubai’s Emirates NBD launches API developer portal to drive innovation

The portal grants developers access to a suite of Emirates NBD APIs across six key categories

ICP launches third generation of UAE Passport, advanced visa system trial

ICP launches third generation of UAE Passport, runs advanced visa system trial

The new advanced visa system will come into effect starting October 3

Dubai Customs Dell

Dubai Customs opts for Dell Technologies to accelerate digital transformation

Dubai Customs chose a combination of Dell’s next-generation data protection and backup solutions to meet the organisation’s data protection needs

dukkantek secures$10m in Series A funding round

UAE’s Dukkantek raises $10m in pre-Series A funding

The funds raised will provide Dukkantek further access to global expansion, improve the platform’s technology stack and hire more talent