Melanie Butcher

Contributing writer

Melanie Butcher is a contributing writer for technology, business, and innovation news in the Middle East and Europe.

How Saudi Arabia’s Programme HQ plan will affect the Gulf tech sector

7 in-demand IT jobs in Turkey and what they pay

7 in-demand IT jobs in Turkey and what they pay

Scrum masters and technology practitioners in cloud, cybersecurity and DevOps are the fastest-growing IT jobs that Turkey has to offer.

What CIOs should know about diversity and inclusion in the Netherlands

What CIOs should know about diversity and inclusion in the Netherlands

A year of new alliances championing diversity and inclusion in the Netherlands has produced significant fanfare, but unexceptional results. Tech executives should expect slow, incremental progress on the road ahead.

Why Middle Eastern CIOs need to embrace fintech and digital payment trends

Why Middle Eastern CIOs need to embrace fintech and digital payment trends

Fintech opens up opportunities for businesses to innovate and expand operations as Middle Eastern consumers increasingly shop online and utilise digital payment systems including QR codes and digital wallets. .

Here's how Middle Eastern countries compete to attract top tech talent

Here's how Middle Eastern countries compete to attract top tech talent

As Middle Eastern countries set ambitious digital transformation goals, they are setting their sights on securing foreign tech talent with in-demand cybersecurity, data and analytics, cloud, and AI skills.

6 Middle East agritech companies innovating farming for food security

6 Middle East agritech companies innovating farming for food security

Over the last year, the Gulf region has invested in agritech more than ever before in order to find solutions to one of the region’s greatest challenges: food security. Here are 6 agritech companies leading innovation for farming in...

How UAE's new visa programme for coders helps make it an IT talent magnet

How UAE's new visa programme for coders helps make it an IT talent magnet

The UAE's recently launched National Program for Coders reinforces the country's position as a top Middle East destination for programming talent and entrepreneurs, and adds fuel to the nation's efforts for the digital transformation...

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