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Innovation is not just new technology, retailers told they must remember to communicate with customers

Disruptive brands come into sharp focus at The Retail Summit in Dubai Being innovative does not simply mean embracing the latest technology, adopting AI, utilising AR and replacing humans with robots. That was a recurring message delivered to the 900 senior executives at The Retail Summit held in Dubai in mid-February. The event featured 80 speakers and saw hundreds of …

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The Annual HR TECH MENA Summit returns to foster drive for innovation and the future of work

With an aim to achieve workplace excellence and pave the journey for digitization and transformation, the HR Tech MENA Summit is expected to bring over 250 HR & IT Leaders from across the MENA region that represent government, semi-government and private organizations. The 5th Annual HR Tech MENA Summit returns this year bringing HR technology solution providers from around the …

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What not to miss at UAE Innovation Month 2019: Sharjah urban planning council’s Sharjah Interactive Map

Unveiling tomorrow (Friday) at Sharjah Innovation Week An interactive map of Sharjah with precise locations or ‘hot spots’ of all major tourist, cultural and business attractions in the emirate, that will respond when a user moves the mouse over them to offer more effective navigational assistance will be unveiled by Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC) tomorrow (Friday) at University City …

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Dubai: Leading the World in 5G Technology

Dubai is leading the world in the use of 5G network with the new 5G technology being rolled out by Etisalat. In line with the country’s vision of becoming a global reference point for technology innovation, mobile network operator Etisalat launched its 5G system in May 2018. This makes Etisalat the first telecom operator in the Middle East and North …

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Ford, HCT Amplify Drive and Innovation with Abu Dhabi’s First Henry Ford Entrepreneurship Academy Workshop

Ford continues partnership with the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) for the latest installment of the Henry Ford Entrepreneurship Academy (HFEA) workshop, with inaugural session in Abu Dhabi  HCT Abu Dhabi Women’s Campus participants received cutting-edge training from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and insights from local entrepreneurs on steps and activities for creating and sustaining new ventures  Abu Dhabi marks …

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Nabta Startup wins first place at Accenture Innovation Awards During GITEX Technology Week

The initiative identifies startups with the top solution-based innovative ideas Accenture has recognized leading startups at its second Accenture Innovation Awards held during GITEX Technology Week 2018. The initiative, in partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai, Fintech Hive at DIFC and Etisalat Digital, recognizes up-and-coming start-ups that play a major role in changing and improving aspects of people’s lives. The awards …

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ITFC Paves the Road to Innovation in Islamic Trade Financing

A Partnership with CISL to Shape the Future of Innovation Sustainability The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), an academic institution within the University of Cambridge that builds sustainability leadership capacity to tackle critical global challenges, join together in  partnership  for shaping …

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DIFC collaborates with France’s Finance Innovation to promote fintech growth

The collaboration will support the development of the fintech ecosystem in both markets Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Finance Innovation, France’s official innovation cluster for the financial industry, based in Paris. The collaboration will support the development of the fintech ecosystem in both markets and facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration between their …

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Innovation Arabia 11 continues for the 2nd day in Dubai

An important scientific research study announced under the title: “Life expectancy and main causes of mortality in the UAE: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990 – 2016” UAE: The second day of Innovation Arabia 11 continued at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the active participation of a number of world class speakers, …

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Innovation Index: Dubai ranks 14th among top 30 global cities

The findings of the latest Index were released by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. DUBAI: Dubai has once again improved its innovation performance climbing one spot to rank 14th among 30 global cities on the 3rd Dubai Innovation Index, outperforming major business destinations such as Berlin, Madrid, Shanghai and Sao Paulo. The findings of the latest Index were …

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