Business Strategy

Du appoints Johan Dennelind as new CEO
Previous CEO of Stockholm-based Telia Co. replaces founding CEO Osman Sultan
Deals galore as GITEX Shopper returns this month
New features include VR gaming Virtual Zone, as well as return of Shopper Games tournaments
GITEX Future Stars creates new platform for startups
Various competitions will see startups pitch their ideas against each another
Digital dream falls short sans skills
Initiative by Seera Group brings real-world digital practice to KSA, UAE youth
ITU and Cisco in joint digital skills initiative
Tackling the digital skills gap in communities is a global imperative
Abu Dhabi Global Market licenses first digital trade bank
Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank to deliver digital trade banking and transaction banking services
Bett MEA relaunches in Dubai in September 2020
The fifth edition of EdTech event aligns with the “back to school” season
Emirates NBD to launch voice banking with Amazon Alexa
Customers will be able to ask for their account and credit card information
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange partners with FAB for digital payments
ADX to provide dividend distribution through digital wallet payit
ITU Telecom World opens in Budapest
Artificial intelligence, 5G and the Internet of Things dominant themes
TECOM Group’s in5 announces blockchain hackathon
A 27-hour ‘Blockchain Challenge’ to take place at the end of the month
Commvault addresses data fragmentation with acquisition
To acquire software-defined storage vendor Hedvig for $225 million
DEX exchange advances UAE crypto ecosystem
DEX earlier this year secured approval from Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)
Experts gather for SPS Automation Middle East 2019
SPS Automation Middle East covers 14 product groups

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