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How CIOs can deal with digital disruption

Helen Huntley, Managing Vice President, Gartner, suggests six ways CIOs can (and should) deal intentionally with digital disruption. Digital business. Future of the enterprise. Future of work. Future workforce. Digital society. CIOs have to deal with these forces and futures – and more. The only constant is change. Businesses are being disrupted and redisrupted constantly […]


Kaspersky’s latest APT report showcases most vulnerable META countries

Since the start of 2018, Kaspersky researchers have kept a close eye on the META region for Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks and worked on 29 investigative cases across Africa. These statistics are drawn from Kaspersky’s APT intelligence reporting service, which is populated by Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis team. The team issues detailed reports […]


IoT and 5G to transform key sectors such as oil and gas

Huawei, a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, has seen its enterprise business division continue to grow rapidly in the Middle East. During the first three quarters of this year, Huawei’s global revenues increased by 24.4% year-on-year. By the end of Q3 2019, more than 700 cities, 228 Fortune Global 500 companies […]


What workers really want: A better employee experience

New Global Research by ServiceNow finds that a great employee service experience is key to an engaged and productive workforce. Perks at work have become a source of pride and a competitive differentiator for companies vying for top talent. Stocked fridges, catered meals, on‑site fitness facilities, laundry services and complimentary transportation are just a handful […]


How decentralised AI can help Middle East businesses

Decentralised AI helps promote transparency and also ensures interoperability and encourages innovation among AI companies. Andy Coussins, Senior Vice President and Head of International at Epicor Software, discusses some of the pitfalls of AI and makes the case for how decentralised AI can help businesses. Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its presence felt in every […]


Is your organisation ready for the Windows 10 migration?

Kevin Alexandra, Principal Consultant at BeyondTrust, says that organisations should look at the migration to Windows 10 as an opportunity to upgrade their Windows management but they must also take measures to maintain security against evolving threats. Organisations worldwide are still coming to grips with the migration from Windows 7 to Windows 10. As we draw […]


Expedite application adoption in government

Dave Reber, Cybersecurity Director at Nutanix, talks about the benefits of desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) and how it helps government agencies quickly deploy applications.


Aruba report: How technology can help retailers fight back

While retail has been slow to implement workplace technology, a new report from Aruba says after years of reticence it’s now or never for the industry to embrace it. The study highlights five key technological trends that have emerged in the sector.   Every year, the battle to survive as a brick-and-mortar retailer gets tougher. As […]


How a team of data scientists can make a difference to your bottom line

Data scientists are brought in by businesses to find solutions to their problems but both sides need to be prepared for failures and hidden opportunities along the way, explains Islam Zeidan, General Manager UAE and MEA, Teradata. In today’s digital world of cloud, mobility, analytics and data, the focus for both business and consumers is […]


‘Zero trust security approach is gaining acceptance’: Centrify expert

Organisations are coming to realise that merely a user a user name and password are not enough to secure their cyber existence. And as Kamel Heus, Regional Manager – MEA at Centrify explains, a ‘zero trust security approach’ is increasingly gaining acceptance. The concept of zero trust is as profound in cybersecurity as the sweeping […]


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