Although unexpected circumstances have led to economic difficulties over the past two years, digital talent has emerged relatively unscathed, eager to explore their options and ultimately pursue new opportunities. This widespread appetite has emerged as a key takeaway following a global survey of employees in digital roles conducted by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The Network, a global alliance of recruitment website. The subsequent report, titled ‘Decoding the Digital Talent Challenge,’ sheds light on the key factors behind people’s aspirations to move to pastures new, providing a comprehensive analysis of major international markets, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) included.
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the recovery in air travel continued in November 2021, prior to the emergence of Omicron. International demand sustained its steady upward trend as more markets reopened. Domestic traffic, however, weakened, largely owing to strengthened travel restrictions in China.
GE (NYSE:GE), a world leader in power generation, today revealed key energy trends that will lead the way towards a more affordable and sustainable future for the Middle East region. These include increased investment in decarbonization technologies and Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), modernized and resilient grid systems and advances in nuclear energy technology.
With top global brands such as; Facebook, Uber, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, PwC, LinkedIn, PepsiCo, Oracle, IBM, Nestle, Deutsche Bank, General Electric, The Fairmont and CNN under its design belt, SAY Studio’s Managing Director, Matthew Sexton, looks back on a unique 2021 and ahead at the interior design and architecture space across the GCC.
Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE: AYX), the analytics automation company, today unveils new findings showing that the Gulf is uniquely placed to drive innovation post the pandemic. A staggering 50% of employees surveyed are now able to automate their day-to-day tasks, with 58% able to produce faster results through the use of analytics technology compared to five years ago. In comparison, just 16% of UK workers, and 24% of German workers confirm they are able to automate similar tasks. The Alteryx-commissioned YouGov research surveyed 300+ employees in the UAE and KSA who work with data in large companies.
The British FinTech company behind a new AI driven crypto ratings platform called evai.io have released their first ratings report assessing the $2.3 Trillion cryptocurrency sector in 2021 with a special focus on analysing the performance of leading crypto, NFT, DeFi and Metaverse tokens in Q4 2021.