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Edge computing gathers momentum in the Middle East

Interest in edge computing is growing across the Middle East as organisations look to reduce network latency and optimise costs, and governments build smart cities.


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7 signs it's time to kill an IT investment

Saying good-bye is hard to do. Worse, however, is pouring precious resources into a project that's doomed to failure.


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Application rationalization: Streamlining your IT portfolio

IT leaders are increasingly launching application rationalization initiatives to cut operational costs and improve resiliency and agility. Here’s how to weed out the waste and reinvest.


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Top 12 BI tools of 2021

It’s not always easy choosing a business intelligence tool to meet the needs of your enterprise. Here are 12 that could work for you.


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Product-based IT: A bold shift to business value

IT leaders are swapping out project-based IT service delivery in favor of product development models predicated on business outcomes.


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4 top tech trends Middle East tech leaders need to confront in 2021

It’s time to define the ‘new normal’ after a year that caused a move to remote work, new reliance on cloud technology, fresh cyberthreats, and increasing pressure for automation.


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Top 8 challenges IT leaders will face in 2021

Facilitating the future of work and securing a hybrid working environment top the list of tough, pandemic-inflected issues IT leaders must navigate this year.


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Hybrid work model helps VMware navigate the pandemic

The software maker’s hybrid work model enables employees to work almost anywhere, an effort that includes new conference room tech and experiments with meetings conducted in virtual reality.


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What IT leadership looks like in 2021

As IT leaders meet the challenges of the COVID era, only one thing is assured – more change is coming sooner than you think.


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The CIO’s next key role: Change agent

For today’s IT leaders, change management is more than technical. It’s about spearheading cultural transformation at every level of the business.


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Q&A: How Bahrain plans to be a regional AI leader

Jassim Haji, president of the Artificial Intelligence Society of Bahrain, outlines Bahrain's digital transformation journey, and why he thinks the Kingdom is ideally positioned to become a regional leader in AI.


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How CIOs can (and should) measure business outcomes

There are two kinds of measurements in business: one to assess performance and the other to provide intelligence. The smart CIO needs to do both.


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Top 15 IT certifications in demand for 2021

IT certifications can help you quickly gain and validate valuable skills and know-how in a domain that will further your career. Here are the most popular IT certs today.


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Software accessibility: An overlooked business imperative

Accessibility is an area enterprises often fail to consider as they forge ahead with digital transformations and software development. Here’s why — and how — this should change.


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4 attributes of future-ready IT leaders

In these turbulent times, one thing is certain, say top CIOs: What got you here won't get you there.