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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 in the leverage of data, data science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for […]


Digital payments and cross-border business key growth enablers for freelancers and SMBs across the UAE 

PayPal, a global leader in digital payments has launched the findings of its UAE SMB and Freelancer Digital Readiness Survey, in partnership with British market research and data analytics firm, YouGov. The research aims to analyse how businesses in the UAE have adapted during the pandemic by adopting a digital first approach and leveraging the […]


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

The YouGov study commissioned by Dataiku reveals the country to be pro-AI and ahead of its EMEA peers on awareness and action but work still needs to be done to democratize the use of data and AI. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) leads EMEA in the leverage of data, data science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]


Healthcare industry is in early stages of multi-cloud adoption, but deployments are rising

Research by Vanson Bourne conducted on behalf of Nutanix, surveying 1,700 IT decision-makers around the world, has revealed hybrid multi-cloud is the ideal IT model, but healthcare is slower to adopt. Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multi-cloud computing, announced the healthcare findings of its global Enterprise Cloud Index (ECI) survey and research report, which measures […]


IDC study: Data mobility engine can serve as core of effective data management strategy

Research firm IDC predicts that, over the next five years, more than 80% of the data collected by organizations will be unstructured data, and that will only continue to grow 40-50% per year for most enterprises. With the sheer volume of unstructured data yet to be created and used in the years ahead, it’s safe […]


Financial services decision-makers believe hybrid work environments will bring a host of business benefits  

Riverbed | Aternity has released research revealing financial services (FS) decision-makers see permanent hybrid working models as the future, but still aren’t technologically prepared to support the model. Key findings show that investing in better visibility for network and application performance (51%), cybersecurity technology (47%) and digital experience management (40%) are top priorities for business decision-makers […]


CXO research: 89% of organizations falling short on data protection

The Veeam Data Protection Trends Report 2022 finds that 67% of businesses are turning to cloud-based solutions to protect their data, while the ability to recover data from ransomware attacks continues to drive Business Continuity strategies. The disconnect between business expectations and IT’s ability to deliver has never been more impactful, according to the Veeam […]


Study reveals insider threats cost organisations US$15.4 million annually, up 34% from 2020

Negligent insiders are the root cause of 56% of cyberattack incidents, while credential thefts have almost doubled and are the costliest to remediate, at an average of over US$800,000 per incident. Proofpoint has released brand new research showing that businesses globally are losing around £11.4 million (US$15.4 million) every single year because of insider cyberthreats. […]


Nutanix study shows multi-cloud is here to stay but complexity and challenges remain

A recent study conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Nutanix, a hybrid multi-cloud computing solutions vendor, has revealed that multi-cloud deployments are on the rise, but enterprises looking to hybrid multi-cloud still face challenges and complexity. Nutanix, a provider of hybrid multi-cloud computing solutions, has announced the findings of its fourth global Enterprise Cloud […]


IT security executives are less likely to be fired after cybersecurity breaches in 2021

There is a positive trend emerging in how organisations respond to cybersecurity breaches, from an HR perspective, according to a recent Kaspersky study. In 2021, less than a fifth of organisations across the META region laid off senior IT staff (15%) in 2021 and while this was slightly higher than compared to 2018 (13%), it […]


Study reveals data fragmentation biggest barrier to Digital Transformation in 2022

Commissioned by Informatica, the IDC CDO study, Driving Business Value from Data in the Face of Fragmentation and Complexity, surveyed more than 899 members of the office of the CDO, across 10 countries including Australia, France, Germany, Japan, the UK and the US, to discover some of the challenges and priorities of the Chief Data […]


67% of top online retailers in UAE not blocking fraudulent emails from reaching customers: Proofpoint research

Proofpoint, a cybersecurity and compliance company, has released research which identifies that eight out of the top nine online retailers in the UAE have a Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) record in place. However, only three out of the nine (33%) retailers have the strictest and recommended levels of DMARC protection in place, […]