GCC countries could reap the rewards of youth-oriented innovation and entrepreneurship if they embrace the global phenomenon called ‘Maker Movement’, according to a report released by Oliver Wyman. The ‘Maker Movement’ is a rapidly developing global trend that values an individuals’ ability to create new and innovative products or services. The movement has evolved into…

Digital is here and is mainstream. Over the year, corporate sector has seen Chief Information Officers (CIOs) moving from experimentation stage to effectively scaling their digital business initiatives. This has thrown up a challenge at CIOs to grow these initiatives to deliver economies of scale and scope. For 82 percent of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) CIOs digital…

Saudi Arabia’s clamping on corrupt officials, including princes and ministers, has put this Gulf nation on the forefront of the battle to refurbish the decades-old system. Undoubtedly it was a decisive action of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to detain dozens of princes, businessmen and senior officials on the charges of corruption. Later…