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Talent crunch: What are the most in-demand skills in the Middle East?

The Middle East's technological and business landscape is evolving, but a lack of educational opportunities in IT-related subjects and a strong preference for traditional careers is leading to a widening skills gap, which can be addressed through on-the-job training programs and strategic investments.
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Cristina Lago had been community editor at CIO UK, appearing at CIO events, the CIO 100 awards program, and case studies and profiles for the CIO UK Edition. She previously worked in the ASEAN, Middle East and Africa editions of CIO. She holds a degree in Hebrew and Israeli Studies from SOAS, University of London, and before joining IDG she worked in the arts and charity sector, where she developed a strong interest in digital transformation. Cristina is particularly keen on cybersecurity, the ethical implications of AI and the societal impact of emerging technologies.