#digital transformation

Automation

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

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

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

digital

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

G42

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

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

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

Dubai to host BuildingSMART International’s first branch in the MEA region

Dubai to host BuildingSMART International’s first branch in MEA region

The move underscores Dubai’s regional and international leadership in digital transformation and innovation in the construction and infrastructure sector

UAE Cabinet approves formation of 'Higher Committee for Government Digital Transformation'

UAE Cabinet approves formation of Higher Committee for Government Digital Transformation

The Committee will be chaired by Ohood Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Government Development and the Future

Injazat Martin

UAE-based Injazat appoints Martin Yates as chief technology officer

Yates will oversee the company’s new phase of expansion with an increased focus on sustainability, cybersecurity, next-generation cloud and applications

Seamless flow of data underpins IT modernisation initiatives

Research by Gartner has found that customer experience drives over two-thirds of customer loyalty, outperforming price and brand combined

GE Digital

ADDED, GE Digital partner to accelerate digital transformation in Abu Dhabi’s manufacturing sector

Both organisations will adopt circular economy strategies to drive a more productive, advanced and innovative sector while reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Gitex Global

Huawei meets DWTC director general to discuss expanded Gitex Global partnership

The 42nd edition of Gitex Global will gather technology leaders from across the world to discuss, debate, showcase new products, and identify future opportunities

government

Innovation in government is key to developing thriving digital economies of the future

The continued digitalisation of governments will be a crucial steppingstone when it comes to driving change in the medium and long-term

RTA

Dubai’s RTA digital platforms revenue hit Dhs3.5bn in 2021

The number of registered users on the digital service platforms exceeded two million, with almost one million of them being active users

food

New study showcases impact of digital transformation on the UAE’s food sector

The Oracle Food and Beverage survey polled 5,700 global consumers including 526 within the UAE

Digital transformation

ADDED, SAP sign MoU to accelerate digital transformation in Abu Dhabi

Both parties will explore opportunities to enhance industry innovation and digital transformation, and and foster local digital competencies

Aveva

Aveva launches enhanced digital twin with wearable scanning

Aveva’s clients may now experience a complete digital twin within 60 days, even if there are no existing models

Huawei ICT infrastructure

Huawei’s take on how ICT infrastructure can curb energy consumption

In an interview with Gulf Business, David Shi, president, Huawei Enterprise Business Group, Middle East highlights how the need for greener ICT infrastructure is a priority for organisations

Cloud HR

Here’s why cloud holds the key to HR transformation

By automating processes and cutting costs, cloud platforms can be a game-changer for productivity and efficiency