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…

Most companies are shooting themselves in the foot in the “war for talent”. We discovered a serious misalignment between the priorities of employers and those of sought-after talents while researching our forthcoming book, ‘Disrupt Your Career: How to Navigate Uncharted Career Transitions and Thrive‘. A study from Right Management shows that organisations that provide career development…

By RITIKA SHARMA, Dubai There couldn’t be a more challenging time for the MENA region’s corporate sector than now. Sustainable growth eludes most economies and fiscal deficits rise in the wake of prolonged low oil prices. Governments are making attempts to transform their economies by undertaking fiscal reforms, imposing taxes, reducing subsidies, etc. The Qatar…