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Alteryx research discovers requirements for maintaining a data literate organisation

New research conducted in the UAE has revealed significant insights about the impact of digitalisation on businesses. Alteryx surveyed 500 UAE companies to understand how data and analytics are driving their businesses to thrive in this data-led world. The survey finds creating and maintaining a data literate organisation requires the right technology, people and culture […]


IEC Telecom to present connectivity solutions for energy sector at ADIPEC

A global provider of managed network communication solutions, IEC Telecom Group, along with its partners, will showcase their latest connectivity solutions at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry. Digitalisation in the oil and gas sector is a topic of great interest to […]


AKI Group utilises routing and scheduling software from Paragon

The AKI Group (Al Khayyat Investments) is leveraging Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to increase the efficiency of its transport operations. The AKI Group (Al Khayyat Investments) has achieved annual savings of more than US$1 million by using Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to transform its in-house transport operation. The company has improved productivity and […]


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 […]


Record number of enterprises becoming ‘Intelligent’ with growing IoT investments

Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, has announced the results of its third annual ‘Intelligent Enterprise Index’ which indicates a record 61% of enterprises worldwide are on the path to becoming ‘intelligent’ compared to only 49% in 2018. This global survey […]


Turkcell and Ericsson sign 5G use cases Memorandum of Understanding

Ericsson and Turkcell have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at enabling the implementation of new 5G-related use cases that will emerge across various industries in Turkcell network. The two partners will jointly develop a variety of 5G use cases for different industries. Gediz Sezgin, CTO, Turkcell, said: “We have signed a new MoU […]


eHDF expert on building cyber-resilience during Digital Transformation

No organisation functions in a zero-risk environment but Digital Transformation is rapidly exposing weaknesses in the cybersecurity fabric of an organisation, prompting risk assessment and continuity planning, explains Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort. For regional businesses, it appears their exposure to risk is continuously moving upwards. In the past, risks were limited to acts of […]


Injazat CTO on how innovation enables Digital Transformation initiatives

Injazat Data Systems, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, is a well-respected organisation in the UAE, having worked with government organisations to initiate technology projects that have delivered real-world benefits for citizens. It now hopes to replicate these successes on a broader scale. Mohamed Al Qubaisi, Chief Technology Officer, tells us how Injazat has bold plans to […]


Get to Know: Mustafa Gangardiwala, Industrial Bank of Kuwait

On the lighter side of things we ask to Mustafa Gangardiwala, Head of Information Security Unit, Industrial Bank of Kuwait, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? During my career, I have gain technical expertise in different technical areas. Even though I have a core technical understanding, I […]


KSA set to capitalise on groundbreaking hyperloop transport system

With hyperloop, an advanced form of high-speed transport set to be the catalyst of a revolution in travel, KSA is planning to be the first country to capitalise on its ground-breaking potential. The results of a study have been released that look into the impact of building the world’s first extended test track that will […]


Omani investors urged to prioritise cybersecurity

The Ministry of Technology and Communications in Oman has organised a cybersecurity workshop for investors at the ministry headquarters.  The workshop, targeting public and private investment organisations, aims to spread awareness on the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) report on Incentivizing Responsible and Secure Innovation, and to incentivise investors on prioritising cybersecurity risks on their […]


High-speed government network launched in Oman

The Ministry of Technology and Communication in Oman together with Oman Broadband and Ooredoo has launched the high-speed Oman Government Network (OGN) in Muscat. This is an integrated and safe government network that meets the future demands of e.oman projects, like the G-Cloud, the official Oman eGovernment services portal, the National Data Center and other […]


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