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…

The UAE has declared itself an “open global laboratory” to transform the concepts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution into an international shared agenda, announced Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future of the UAE, in an opening address at the World Economic Forum’s second Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils….

The World Economic Forum has opened access to its Transformation Maps – a dynamic knowledge tool covering more than 100 industries, countries and issues shaping the modern world. The Forum’s Transformation Maps were first developed in 2015 as a tool for understanding and visualizing industries, countries and issues, and how they interact with and disrupt…

TRENDS speaks to Khalid Abdulla-Janahi, Chairman of Vision 3, who says it is of utmost importance for GCC economies to address the dollar-peg issues. GCC economies are struggling at this moment. They are opting for strict austerity measures and massively reducing subsidies to balance the government budgets. Will this deliver the desired result? GCC economies…

FarEye, a Logistics Management Solution became a partner of choice for DHL eCommerce to enhance its customer experience, optimize its resources and deliver its brand promise ‘real-time’. DHL eCommerce is a division of the world’s leading logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenue of more than 57 billion euros in 2016. DHL…

Malta’s Minister for Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr Christian Cardona, believes this island nation can bridge the gap between North Africa and mainland Europe. Excerpts from the interview: How has the element of diversification contributed to the economic success of Malta in the past few years? Since our government’s inception, we never limited our…