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Nine in 10 employees in MEA are frustrated by their workplace technology 

Freshworks, a leading software company empowering businesses to delight their customers and employees, has unveiled survey findings that reveal a startling divide between employee expectations and the reality of the workplace technology experience. In the wake of the pandemic, regional businesses...


85% consumers want to know how e-commerce will protect personal data before buying

Over three-quarters (84%) of consumers said the security of a payment facility offered on a merchant website was the top reason they would choose to pay online with their cards rather than Cash on Delivery (COD), according to the 2022 Stay Secure Survey – conducted jointly by the...


Former Mastercard VP joins Klasha as new chief commercial officer

Klasha – a San Francisco and Lagos-based technology company transforming cross-border African commerce – has announced the appointment of Nile Younis as chief commercial officer. Younis will be based in Dubai, UAE and joins Klasha after a successful 10-year career at Mastercard, where...


Women in MENA workforce could increase GDP by US$2 trillion 

PwC Middle East has launched its latest MENA Women in Work Survey 2022: Young Women, Powerful Ambitions to highlight the career aspirations of young women and the challenges they face in achieving their ambitions across the Middle East and North Africa region and the key measures needed by MENA...


Emirates launches platform for customers to browse and book bespoke Dubai and UAE itineraries 

Emirates has launched Dubai Experience, its powerful and intuitive platform for customers to easily browse, create and book their own customised itineraries including flights, hotel stay, visits to key attractions and other dining and leisure experiences in Dubai and the UAE. ...


Over two-thirds of UAE workers believe AI and data science will impact their role in the next five years 

As businesses continue to implement new technologies, workers are growing increasingly concerned about the impact on their jobs. A new YouGov study, commissioned by Dataiku, elaborates on this, providing insight into UAE workers, data and AI.   The United Arab Emirates (UAE) leads EMEA...


Sustainability in healthcare 

In 2021, the Prince of Wales launched Terra Carta – a global roadmap to 2030, helping businesses move into a sustainable future. UAE-based, Fakeeh University Hospital has become one of the first private hospitals to join this initiative. Dr. Fatih Mehmet Gul, Chief Executive Officer, Fakeeh...


Why digital operating models are the only way forward for UAE businesses 

As enterprises continue to digitalise, business models continue to change. Using the UAE as an example, Mark Ackerman, Area VP, Middle East and Africa, ServiceNow, tells us how businesses are adapting and using digital operating models to drive growth.   As Arab Gulf countries, such as...


Arby’s to launch in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

Arby’s, one of the leading restaurant brands in the United States specialising in high-quality meat stacks, has announced an exclusive development agreement with Shahia Foods Limited Company for significant expansion across the  Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with the first...


UAE learners seek key business skills to thrive in the global economy

Coursera, one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, has released its annual study of learner trends across the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The data, based on the content choices of over 560,000 registered UAE learners, offers insight into the skills, competencies and subject...


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