Wednesday 13 November 2019

10 themes for the next 10 years

Up to 800 million people could be facing the threat of job automation and the environment could on the brink of catastrophic change, said the Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) in its latest Thematic Investing report. BofAML has identified 10 themes for the next 10 years to h


Sanctions to limit benefits from Iran’s giant oil find

Limits on investment and exports due to sanctions mean that the exploration successes at Iran’s Namavaran field can’t translate into material benefit, said an industry expert. “Iran already has a large number of projects holding billions of barrels of resources


Top digital experience trends for 2020

The way in which engaging digital experiences are crafted is becoming increasingly formalized, said research and advisory firm Gartner in a new report, highlighting nine digital experience trends that organizations should consider in their strategic planning in the next 12 months.


Saudi tourism sector 'poised for fast-paced growth'

Saudi Arabia is making significant gains in inbound and domestic travel that complements the already lucrative outbound travel segment,  to emerge as one of the world’s fastest growing and leading tourism destinations.    In line with


Airlines, airports spend $50bn on passenger comfort

Airlines and airports spent a record $50 billion in 2018 on IT to support improvements to the passenger journey and are now beginning to enjoy the benefit of that investment, said SITA, a major IT provider for the air transport industry in a new report. Figures published by SITA


UAE firms agree data is key to business growth

More than three-quarters of the UAE survey respondents (79 per cent) to a survey agreed that data is a critical corporate asset for driving the business forward, said Alteryx, a leader in data science and analytics. The new Alteryx-commissioned research titled “Data and Dig


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