Fourth industrial revolution is here and technology has disrupted most of the industries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. Also, GCC economies are investing massively toward the digitalization. Despite of the ongoing efforts at mega-scale, digital jobs account for only 1.7 percent of the total GCC workforce, compared to 5.4 percent in the EU….

If your organisational culture has these five characteristics, all attempts to implement strategic change will likely be doomed. It’s no longer a secret that most companies struggle with strategy execution. McKinsey research tells us, for example, that 70 percent of change efforts fall short of desired results. The financial losses implied by statistics like these are…

With start-ups driving and defining transformation and disruptive change across industries, what is the role of larger companies? Unable to compete with startups on focus and speed, large established organisations are considering ways to integrate new disruptive innovation with their core assets. Whether this is best done through acquisition, corporate incubators and accelerators or venture…

The UAE will invest more than AED300 billion on 100 national innovation initiatives in the fields of education, health, transport, space and water. Over the weekend, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates and the Ruler of Abu Dhabi, announced the adoption of the Emirates Science, Technology and Innovation Higher Policy, designed to build…