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Ian Fletcher, Director IBM IBV: The Trust Economy – What’s My Data Worth?

How Do Organisations Ensure We Get a Fair Return? The driving force behind “stakeholder capitalism” – the theme of this year’s World Economic Forum meeting at Davos – is the conviction that businesses should balance the needs of all their

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Tactical Management: Global Goals and Expertise, Specific Focus on Looking After Client Needs

Tactical Management provides — as the name suggests — strategic management support. In today’s competitive landscape, businesses operate in an ever-evolving environment of cross-border challenges. Tactical Management is dedicated to helping enterprises seeking to venture into overseas markets to find

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The World’s Biggest Industrial Investment Opportunities?

John Mann Reports from the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia Capital Finance International, touring Saudi Arabia as guests of the Ministry of Finance, visited Ras Al-Khair and Jubail (the world’s largest industrial city) on 11 December 2019. The Royal Commission

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Fifteen Reasons Why the Saudi Vision 2030 Plan Will Succeed

This writer is reflecting on some wonderful impressions gained – in early December 2019 – during a one-week intensive tour of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) as a guest of the Ministry of Finance. What first springs to mind

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The Saudi Housing Ministry and Vision 2030: Delivering on Home Ownership & Foreign Investment Opportunities Too

John Mann reports from Riyadh Capital Finance International was in Riyadh to attend the 10 December New Year Budget Forum and heard from housing minister Dr Majid Al-Hogail. He confirms that, in 2020 and via a partnership with the private

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Strength at the Helm: Vital for Progress in a Tough and Challenging Environment

Arbah Capital’s management, counting on a team of seasoned professionals, is definitely on track to deliver superior results with its newly formulated strategy. The senior management comprises of visionary leaders, highly-skilled through their experience and diversity in their respective sphere

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Digitalisation and 4IR in MENA: Augmented Intelligence from Data and Self-Learning

Tor Svensson and Marten Mark have a conversation with IBM’s Bashar Kilani in Dubai Bashar Kilani oversees IBM business in the Gulf Countries and the Levant, working with clients and partners across industries. Kilani has a passion for thought leadership

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Secure, Transparent, and Efficient: Key Words for Blockchain-Driven Smart City

Blockchain may not hold all the answers, but Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr – the bold tech lady of Dubai – believes it could provide the bedrock of streamlined efficiency, transparent accountability and security that the Smart Cities of tomorrow

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Deloitte: Construction Hitches in the GCC Lead to Calls for Positive Change

Construction plays an important role in GCC countries’ long-term economic development plans and national visions, driving the involvement of the public sector towards delivering successful cities. Whilst external factors – such as the tightening infrastructure expenditure and reduced volume of

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UAE Backs China’s One Belt One Road Initiative at Annual Investment Meeting

His Excellency Abdulla Al Saleh, Undersecretary for Foreign Trade Ministry of Economy UAE stated,“ Trade activities to amount to $ 33 billion dollars between the UAE and China.” Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9th April 2019: The UAE is set to

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