Internet of Things (IoT) paving the route to a ‘smarter’ Dubai

01 Oct 2017

Set to drive growth and innovation, the IoT sector is gearing up in its unprecedented influence in the world across various industries. And in Dubai’s strategy to transform into a ‘Smart Dubai’, IoT initiatives are skewed towards an improvement on standard of living for its citizens, residents and tourists.

Japan: a laggard in banking technologies?

01 Oct 2017

Competition between the fintech hubs in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has been rising as more nations feel the pressure to keep up-to-date with sophisticated technologies within banking. Japan however is seen as a laggard in this heated race, paling in comparison to other APAC countries as seen in EY’s FinTech Adoption Index 2017.

Digital transformation in insurance

01 Oct 2017

As new technologies, automated processes, and innovative services are developed in the digital world, customers’ experiences are personalised. And as market conditions change, security risks increase, and consumer needs change, we’re seeing the variety of digital services expand.

Is Bahrain the best place to live and work in?

01 Oct 2017

According to a survey, Bahrain has shot to the number one spot on a list of best places in the world to live and work in. And this is a tremendous improvement from the previous year where Bahrain barely made it into top 20. What surprised many was the fact that the United States was ranked 43rd, third bottom on the list. So what exactly is it about Bahrain that has led it to its top spot?

Is Hong Kong future digital?

01 Oct 2017

With digital marketing activities being the top initiative to be pursued at 86%, below are some of the trends within this area that can potentially catalyse greater smart city developments in Hong Kong.