UAE takes leadership role in digital transformation.


When it comes to digital transformation, the UAE has taken a leadership role in the Middle East region with the government sector leading the charge in technology adoption, experts at The Digital Transformation Forum (Digitrans 2019).

"We are trying to navigate a very vague future," said Ghaith Rahman, head of ecosystem development and partnerships and co-head of Area 2071. "Anyone that claims to be an expert on the Fourth Industrial Revolution is wrong as we are still at the stage where we are trying to grasp the full impact of the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution."

He noted that a lot of the future will revolve not just around technology, but how technology is influencing our interactions and daily lives. Towards this end, he noted that the government of Dubai has largely been responsible for changing...

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