Monday 18 November 2019

Reforms, tech key growth drivers in sub-Sahara Africa

Growing momentum behind regional integration, economic reforms, technological advances and infrastructure development are among the key factors fuelling business growth in sub-Sahara Africa, said a new whitepaper released by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in cooperation with the Economi


The three phases of digital transformation

In recent years, enterprises in every industry sector have been embarked on a digital transformation journey in one way or another. Business enterprises are taking advantage of the proliferation of digital technologies to define new business models or to improve business productivity with exist


Innovative use of technology to drive productivity of SMBs

In the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and data analytics are proving invaluable. The innovative use of technology has the potential to jumpstart productivity and efficiency - even for small and medium businesses (SMBs), said Man


10 themes for the next 10 years

Up to 800 million people could be facing the threat of job automation and the environment could on the brink of catastrophic change, said the Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) in its latest Thematic Investing report. BofAML has identified 10 themes for the next 10 years to h


Sanctions to limit benefits from Iran’s giant oil find

Limits on investment and exports due to sanctions mean that the exploration successes at Iran’s Namavaran field can’t translate into material benefit, said an industry expert. “Iran already has a large number of projects holding billions of barrels of resources


Top digital experience trends for 2020

The way in which engaging digital experiences are crafted is becoming increasingly formalized, said research and advisory firm Gartner in a new report, highlighting nine digital experience trends that organizations should consider in their strategic planning in the next 12 months.


Saudi tourism sector 'poised for fast-paced growth'

Saudi Arabia is making significant gains in inbound and domestic travel that complements the already lucrative outbound travel segment,  to emerge as one of the world’s fastest growing and leading tourism destinations.    In line with


Airlines, airports spend $50bn on passenger comfort

Airlines and airports spent a record $50 billion in 2018 on IT to support improvements to the passenger journey and are now beginning to enjoy the benefit of that investment, said SITA, a major IT provider for the air transport industry in a new report. Figures published by SITA


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