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Posted: 25-02-2008
INTERNATIONAL. In its latest monthly Global Focus, Standard Chartered predicts there will be no sharp upturn in the current US recession and it will have a global impact. The rest of world may be better insulated, but not decoupled, and as risk aversion mounts, countries with current account deficits will see their currencies under pressure.The big story that is set to continue to unfold over coming months, and indeed years, is how the balance of global economic and financial power is shifting, from West to East. But three issues currently stand out. First, how severe will be th
Posted: February 21, 2018
UAE. Investments in Machine Intelligence & Autonomous Vehicles will continue to grow and change the way we experience the world; The online survey was completed with an audience of 400 "tech elites" and 1,000 general population respondents.
Posted: February 20, 2018
UAE. Business leaders from the UAE gathered together at an ACCA event in collaboration with Thomson Reuters which took place in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to discuss the first 100 days of VAT in the UAE and how organisations can navigate adoption challenges.
Posted: February 19, 2018
UAE. Bayt.com Job Index found that the skills most sought in the UAE are good communication in Arabic and English, being a team player, and ability to work under pressure.
Posted: February 19, 2018
UAE. What is it about Augmented Intelligence that makes it a major shifter in the way sales are conducted and won? Could this new technology positively influence the sales world, yet move human minds out of the sales picture?
Posted: February 18, 2018
UAE. Deloitte Global mining report explores key trends in 2018: From growing demand for lithium for electric vehicles to potentially mining asteroids for rare metals; Overcoming innovation barriers and embracing digitization.
Posted: February 18, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. More than 63 percent of respondents in China believe driverless cars will increase road safety, while the figure is 34 percent in the United States and Germany.
Posted: February 17, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Could an ill, dysfunctional city be "treated" through the creation of a "digital twin" as a test bed to prototype urban ideas in a low-risk environment?
Posted: February 17, 2018
UAE. The labour market across the GCC and globally is changing dramatically and the nature of new jobs being created does not always match the skills-set of the existing labour pool.
Posted: February 16, 2018
UAE. BCG and World Government Summit propose an indicative direction for governments in evaluating the requirements for talent to survive in the 21st century labor market.
Posted: February 15, 2018
UAE. Research shows that only 29% of Middle East banks with assets of more than US$10 billion have a chief information security officer (CISO) reporting directly to the CEO - a key sign among cybersecurity professionals that an organisation is taking and managing these threats seriously.
Posted: February 14, 2018
LONDON. Insurers in the GCC have historically enjoyed significant capital buffers and benefited from extensive reinsurance support, however continuing headwinds could lead to potential volatility in the operating performance and capitalisation of market participants.
Posted: February 14, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. Family-run businesses in the GCC countries remain, by and large, highly resilient at the start of 2018, proving once again that this important segment of the economy will continue to drive the regional growth.
Posted: February 13, 2018
UAE. Fuel retailing of the future to be characterised by newer business models, APP and cloud-based operations, personalized customer services, and increased adoption of alternative profit opportunities.
Posted: February 13, 2018
UAE. Governments are moving away from simply being enablers of private sector innovation, to become co-contributors, participants and even pioneers of innovation.
Posted: February 12, 2018
UAE. Digitisation has transformed crime and closer partnerships between government and private sector organisations are essential to successfully combat cyber criminals.

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date:Posted: February 21, 2018
UAE. Investments in Machine Intelligence & Autonomous Vehicles will continue to grow and change the way we experience the world; The online survey was completed with an audience of 400 "tech elites" and 1,000 general population respondents.
date:Posted: February 20, 2018
UAE. Business leaders from the UAE gathered together at an ACCA event in collaboration with Thomson Reuters which took place in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to discuss the first 100 days of VAT in the UAE and how organisations can navigate adoption challenges.
date:Posted: February 19, 2018
UAE. Bayt.com Job Index found that the skills most sought in the UAE are good communication in Arabic and English, being a team player, and ability to work under pressure.
UAE. Investments in Machine Intelligence & Autonomous Vehicles will continue to grow and change the way we experience the world; The online survey was completed with an audience of 400 "tech elites" and 1,000 general population respondents.
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