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IT’s changing mandate in an age of disruption

Covid-19 forcibly accelerated companies’ digital transformation plans. However, against this backdrop, IT departments have often found themselves side-lined from digital transformation decisions. Exacerbating a trend that predates the pandemic, siloed, distributed teams within organisations have increasingly made their own choices over new tools, technologies and digital strategies.

Artificial Intelligence & Cybersecurity: Balancing Innovation, Execution and Risk

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation across industries, creating newfound benefits to efficiency but also exposing new risks to organizational networks as technology adoption rises and employees increasingly work remotely. As a result, there has been a rapid uptick in the number of cyberattacks, ranging from mundane efforts to gather important business and personal information to highly sophisticated attacks on critical infrastructure.

Artificial Intelligence & Cybersecurity: Balancing Innovation, Execution and Risk

This report explores perceptions around the intersection of AI and cybersecurity. It finds that organizations are aware of the opportunities in this regard but also of the potential negative consequences of being overly reliant on AI to protect themselves. The key findings are:

Using data to foster equitable and sustainable planning across communities

Sustainability is the collective product of how we live and interact with the environment within our own communities. Lower-income, marginalised communities and communities of colour are disproportionately affected by environmental hazards, degradation, injustice and a changing climate. They are more likely, for example, to breathe in polluted air, live near coal plants and toxic sites. 
 

Harnessing data for an equitable clean energy future

Data for equity in clean energy planning

The US stands at a pivotal moment to develop an equitable clean energy economy. The recent momentum towards achieving net zero emissions to combat climate change, combined with a growing availability of data and technology, can set it on a path to make right generations of racial and class discrimination in communities across the nation. 

Powering the UAE digital economy: Developing the UAE’s computer science talent

Imagine for a moment that UAE government leaders had access to a unique portal, an innovative device that would allow them to explore the next 10 or 20 years. What would they see? Some trends are already clear. The mobile Web will become the nervous system of future civilisation. Backed by advances in machine learning, a growing share of everyday services will become digital and personalised. UAE customers will make purchases, pay bills and transfer money by speaking directly to their smartphone.

EIU global survey finds business executives prefer 30% WFH and 70% in the office

Video | Fact or fiction: Overcoming health misinformation

Fact or fiction: Overcoming health misinformation

From Crisis to Opportunity: Strengthening MENA’s digital ecosystem in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 has forced changes to virtually every aspect of economic and non-economic life, from the critical to the mundane. Overburdened healthcare systems around the world have scrambled to build makeshift field hospitals to treat patients, whilst schools have struggled to provide online instruction and in-person business exchanges have all but ground to a halt.

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