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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: March 25, 2019
UAE. Nationality is seen as the biggest reason for discrimination; 69% have faced discrimination on the basis of their education.
Posted: March 25, 2019
UAE. Launching ahead of next week's Future Blockchain Summit in Dubai, PwC's latest study outlines approaches to enable the successful transition from proof of concept to full-scale implementation of blockchain technology.
Posted: March 22, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. "AI is going to revolutionize how program and portfolio management (PPM) leaders leverage technology to support their business goals. Right now, the tools available to them do not meet the requirements of digital business."
Posted: March 21, 2019
UAE. Zebra study: Heightened investment in disruptive technologies and enterprise-class devices will empower the majority of front-line workers by 2023.
Posted: March 21, 2019
UAE. 300 delegates from the industry convened at the one-day summit held in Dubai; "FinTech holds the strongest potential to impact the ME economy with the potential of open banking to transform the services available to consumers."
Posted: March 20, 2019
UAE. For M&A activity in the chemical industry to continue to be strong, there will be headwinds for organizations to navigate in the coming year.
Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. Oxford Business Group launches 2019 publication on emirate's economy at Nasdaq Dubai MarketSite.
Posted: March 19, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Fifty-two percent of Saudi CEOs also believe becoming a victim of a cyber-attack is now a case of "when" and not "if" for their organisation.
Posted: March 18, 2019
UAE. Respondents were more concerned about short-term macroeconomic risks; Executives strongly advocate for economic diversification; Respondents anticipate that advanced technologies (AI, robotics, IoT, blockchain) will be used across the region over the next three to five years.
Posted: March 17, 2019
UAE. The vulnerabilities, which resided in associated smartphone apps, were both easy to find and easy to fix, according to research by Pen Test Partners.
Posted: March 17, 2019
UAE. Threat actors are relentlessly targeting end users for their credentials to penetrate corporate networks and businesses must be proactive in their cyber security hygiene measures.
Posted: March 15, 2019
UAE. "With the changing role of finance and increased emphasis on technology, it presents an opportune time to drive a collective vision, which with the use of algorithms, blockchain and innovative tech can support in reducing biased decision making in the recruitment and progression processes within organisations."
Posted: March 13, 2019
UAE. Mercer's 2019 Quality of Living survey identifies the highest ranked cities in terms of quality of living worldwide; Abu Dhabi and Dubai were ranked as the top 2 cities in the Middle East.
Posted: March 12, 2019
UAE. Leveraging analytics to manage risk and optimize the supply chain, going beyond compliance to positively impact communities and society at large, and transforming perceptions of the industry to attract and retain a diverse workforce are among key focus areas
Posted: March 11, 2019
UAE. Total business activity rose at the fastest rate in nine months, while new business increased at a pace above the 2018 average; Employment, however, fell at the fastest rate since the survey began in 2010.

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date:Posted: March 25, 2019
UAE. Nationality is seen as the biggest reason for discrimination; 69% have faced discrimination on the basis of their education.
date:Posted: March 25, 2019
UAE. Launching ahead of next week's Future Blockchain Summit in Dubai, PwC's latest study outlines approaches to enable the successful transition from proof of concept to full-scale implementation of blockchain technology.
date:Posted: March 22, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. "AI is going to revolutionize how program and portfolio management (PPM) leaders leverage technology to support their business goals. Right now, the tools available to them do not meet the requirements of digital business."
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