A by-lined column by Ms Alka Uttamchandani, General Manager, Emirates Home Nursing

For every parent, the birth of a child is something they look forward to! While this might be exciting, it also has its own challenges. From pre-natal visits, to checking the expectant mum’s vitals, to pregnancy progress and to examine baby’s health and positioning. This might get overwhelming if there is no support system to help the mother through the pregnancy.

By-Lined Column by Tanja Spasojevic, General Manager of Ora, the Nursery of the Future

As a parent, you might be super careful in ensuring your child has access to the best school, nutritious food, timely immunisations, and more. How often, though, do you think about the importance of child’s mental health? Positive mental health can enable better self-expression for your child sand strengthen and display confidence.

Our everyday lifestyle is regulated by the field of data analytics, rapidly expanding in new markets and prospering to a great extent. Nowadays, research analysts are attracted to sports data analytics. New strategies are in use by coaches and players to improve their performance.

By Andreas Buelow, Partner at Arthur D. Little Middle East and Jose Gonzalez, Partner at Arthur D. Little Madrid

Insurance companies are facing an evolving challenge. Claims management is growing increasingly complex, making it hard to identify the opportunities and define the solutions that are vital to future success in a highly competitive market. With difficulties ranging from multiple claim situations to agents with conflicting priorities, there is no silver bullet, but research from Arthur D. Little (ADL) suggests that a closer look at closed claims could be part of the answer, with improved management potentially reducing insurers’ costs by 3% to 6% in the MENA region.

By: David Hughes, Chief Product and Technology Officer, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company

As we enter 2023, the events of the last couple of years have left their mark with staffing shortages, inflationary pressures, supply chain disruption, and geo-political unrest. These dynamics have accelerated or even forced business transitions and, in some cases, caused a rethinking of fundamental business models. The network now plays an even stronger role, powering the transformation journey that’s needed to thrive during uncertainty and preparing organizations for what comes next in 2023.

By: Sherifa Hady, Vice President Channel Europe Middle East & Africa, at HPE Aruba

As the world marches ever onwards in its transition to a digital-first economy, the business landscape around us continues to shift in fundamental ways. Against the backdrop of increasingly distributed workplaces, rapid digital transformation and accelerated cloud adoption, business as usual is out of the window.

By Alka Uttamchandani, General Manager, Emirates Home Nursing (EHN), a UAE-based home healthcare provider

Times are changing and with the evolution of healthcare practices, home care is gaining increasing importance. Home nursing includes specialized care that lets an individual live in the safety of their home. While the aging population is the key audience for this sector, home care is also used by those managing chronic health issues; recovering from a medical setback; or people of determination. Professional caregivers such as nurses, doctors, and therapists provide care in the home, depending on a person's needs.

By-lined Article written by Simon Mason, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Revenue Officer, Writer Relocations

The world is progressively awakening to the fact that the climate change will present a greater challenge than anything we have experienced in recent decades. As such, with changing times, businesses and people have come to realise the importance of recyclable and eco-friendly practices to transition towards a clean and green future, and the mobility (relocation) industry is no exception. With the help of technological innovation, mobility companies can not only improve their negative impact, but also enhance consumer experience, manage efficiency, and reduce operational costs. 

By Alain Sanchez EMEA Field CISO and Daniel Kwong SEAHK Field CIS at Fortinet

As we head into 2023, the role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is shifting more than ever. As cybersecurity remains a board-level discussion, and cybersecurity risk continues to increase, CISOs have substantial access within an organization, but also face significant pressure.

How the Cloud will Help Manage Uncertainty in 2023  

By: Matt Watts, Chief Evangelist at NetApp 

Evolved cloud and Multicloud 

The multicloud will increase in importance as more services move from on-premises to the cloud. According to research firm Gartner, it’s expected that on premises versus cloud spend will flip by 2025. While this continued migration to the cloud isn’t surprising, I anticipate cloud adoption will continue to accelerate in 2023 because of supply-chain issues requiring buyers to look beyond on premises hardware to ease procurement challenges and the need to pursue aggressive sustainability objectives.

By: Jacob Chacko, Regional Director - Middle East, Saudi & South Africa at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company

The mainstream adoption of cloud has created an environment where CFOs are increasingly comfortable with consumption of IT in a flexible, as-a-service model. However, when it comes to Network as a Service (NaaS), there is rising interest but also significantly more hesitation.