#digitalisation

Planet Earth

Planet in peril: How the goal to limit global heating is on life support

The planet’s warming is likely to pass 1.5°C, UN scientists warn

Saudi’s Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority launches app to improve taxpayer experience

The ‘Zatca’ app is designed to be more effective in providing fast, reliable and high-quality services

Cover story: Investment is a level playing field, says Dubai’s AIX

The Covid-19 pandemic has effectively broadened the investment landscape, explains AIX Investment Group’s board advisor Fadi Dabbagh

The future of cities: Is digitalisation the solution for urban challenges?

To better manage their fiscal challenges and limited resources, cities may view themselves as companies serving a complex group of citizen-customers

Otis is ready to move future cities through digitalisation and a commitment to ESG

Nader Antar, Head of Strategy and Chief Transformation Officer, Otis EMEA, and President, Otis North and Central Europe, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, shares how the company has embraced digitalisation while consistently supporting infrastructure development and delivering on its ESG commitments

How the pandemic has reinvented trade

The demand for more seamless and end-to-end logistics services has risen dramatically to deal with market volatility

Dubai Financial Services Authority provides regulatory framework for future of finance

The DIFC is now home to more than 3,200 companies and nearly 28,000 staff, while the DFSA regulates 521 financial services firms

Eric Xu, Rotating Chairman, Huawei

Huawei Connect kicks off; reaffirms continuous innovation for faster digitalisation

Huawei cloud has brought together more than 2.3 million developers, 14,000 consulting partners, and 6,000 technology partners

Emirates Post Group appoints new chairman

Badr Al-Olama will now lead the diversification, digitalisation and expansion efforts at the company

Manufacturing

Gartner identifies top five business trends in manufacturing for 2021

Top trends include digital and product experience, data monetisation and ecosystem partnerships

Riverbed

Three ways in which digitalisation will drive economic value for UAE organisations

According to 2020 Deloitte survey, digitally mature companies were three times more likely to report annual net revenue growth

Injazat, Lamprell announce joint venture for digital energy solutions

JV launches with initial funding of $7m split equally between the partners

Shailesh Dash

Phi Trends: Pandemic drives fintech focus

Few investments make a more compelling case than fintech in the current economic climate, opines entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash

All about investing in times of recession

No portfolio is recession proof and what is required is a well-planned strategy on managing the downside risk, says Vijay Valecha, CIO, Century Financial

The digital dilemma — is technology a force for good or evil for employee wellbeing

Catherine Darroue assesses the impact of technology on employees’ health and well-being

How higher education in digitalisation and research can stimulate innovation in the UAE

Countries and companies can continue to be pioneering only if they pay more attention to their role in education

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

Market will be powered by digitalisation and new business models