While organizations will relook at their structure and job roles to enable successful digital transformation across 2019, other key activity areas will be automation of customer experiences and the supply chain, explains Paul Potgieter, Managing Director – UAE, Dimension Data
Dubai’s and the region’s Smart City & Sustainability aspirations are driving an emphasis on identifying opportunities to embrace innovation. Facilio – a start up headquartered in Atlanta USA, and with operations across Middle East and India, has been steadily creating a reputation for its Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and IoT based approach to facilities management, helping buildings operate better, increasing their energy efficiency and enhancing livability. We spoke to Founder and CEO Prabhu Ramachandran to gain an insight into the company’s approach.
- Investment flows from India to Dubai reach AED 6.12 billion in three years with a total of 109 projects
- 2018 FDI capital inflows to Dubai touch AED 3.71bn in a total of 31 projects
- India is Dubai’s 2nd largest investor in FDI capital and 4th largest in FDI projects during first nine months of 2018
- Visit to Bengaluru & Chennai explores new partnership opportunities in Expo 2020, global trade, startups & real estate
Dubai’s leading business entities in trade and investment, real estate and startup development comprising more than 80 companies visited India recently as part of a delegation led by Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), the investment development agency of Dubai Economy (DED) and organized by key partner Musthafa & Almana. The delegation held seminars and meetings in Bengaluru and Chennai, in line with Dubai FDI’s investment promotion mission aimed at strengthening economic and investment collaboration with strategic cities around the world.
- Investments in Dubai predicted to reach up to USD 800 million in 2018
- Spanish investors show strong interest in the construction, technology and equipment sectors in Dubai
- Previous investments focused on tourism reached USD 500 million this year
In a bid to further boost Dubai’s strong investment and trade relations with Spain, the Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), the investment development agency of Dubai Economy (DED), recently held a strategic meeting with major industries and key investors at the Circulo Ecuestre in Barcelona, Spain in collaboration with Senda International Company. The meeting formed part of Dubai FDI’s efforts to showcase Dubai’s competitive edge to attract international investors and boost the emirate’s socio-economic development.
15th edition of Superbrands UAE to feature local home-grown brands
The Ballet Centre Dubai Students will perform in the world-class production of “The Nutcracker” on 14th of December at the Raj Mahal Theatre
Sign and Graphic Imaging (SGI) Dubai 2019 trade show will be held from January 13th to 15th 2019. The show currently in its 22nd consecutive year and it will be held in Dubai World Trade Centre at the halls 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8. The year will certainly begin on a positive note for African printing and signage industry.
By Gautam Kumar, Co-Founder & COO, FarEye
Technology just might be the next biggest thing for UAE. UAE’s Authorities have been keeping an eye for potential new technologies. Technology is already changing and in most cases improving every aspect of life in UAE. His Excellency Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, the UAE’s Minister of State for AI, has high hopes for a data-driven UAE and said, “Data is the new oil.” Dubai, the largest city of UAE, aims to be the smartest and happiest city by 2020. Technology is being used to upgrade the whole country’s infrastructure and bettering the lives of many.
Strong performance, clear vision and a sharp go-to-market strategy underpin VC’s choice to fund Facilio
Dubai, the city of luxury and oil. This is the common impression that comes in peoples mind when they hear the name Dubai. But Dubai is not only limited to these two terms. There are many fascinating facts about this country in the United Arab Emirates. For example, this emirate is said to be completely tax-free. Or is it? To answer this question, yes it is indeed a tax-free country to some extent. To analyze this idea of free tax we have to consider some parameters like people already living there or people looking to move to Dubai, different types of taxes etc. The citizens and different workers working here are considered tax-free with epic tax advantages, but there can be various situations where you have to pay taxes.
The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation is organizing It’s fifth annual Knowledge Summit, on December 5-6, 2018 Bearing the theme “Youth and the Future of the Knowledge Economy”
Where are we now? What are we doing now? You are probably reading this article in a well-furnished room equipped with advanced electronic equipment wearing carefully woven outfits. Do you have a cold? You can have medicines. Need to meet your relatives? Use transports. The list could go on and on. But where were we some 34,000 years ago? We were living out in the wild; trying to survive the unforgiving natural calamities.
International Apparel and Textile Fair is a bi-annual event dedicated to the apparel and textile industry. IATF has evolved as a leading brand for buyers in the MENA region to source the best textiles, fabrics, accessories, prints, and footwear from international mills.