SMEs within the UAE are lucky to work in a complicated enterprise atmosphere which provides a world-class digital infrastructure.
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Business plans to facilitate 50,000 extra firms to boost their competitiveness by profiting from the digital transformation initiative that has already helped over 100,000 companies.
Dubai Chamber president and CEO Hamad Buamim mentioned it’s now not sufficient for a enterprise to construct a web site. “Utilising on-line search, analytics, e-commerce platforms, cellular apps and social media channels are actually essential with the intention to keep related and aggressive and have seamless entry to a variety of shoppers,” he mentioned on the Develop Stronger with Google webinar organised together with the Ministry of Financial system.
Dr Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises, was a keynote speaker on the webinar.
Buamim mentioned SMEs within the UAE are lucky to work in a complicated enterprise atmosphere which provides a world-class digital infrastructure that stimulates progress and innovation within the enterprise world.
He mentioned the Covid-19 disaster has produced a brand new era of entrepreneurs which used these challenges to create broad digital options for a lot of non-public sector firms.
Dr Al Falasi mentioned investing in expertise, innovation and digital transformation is an crucial to make sure continuity of competitiveness.
“Adapting to the brand new actuality is a key think about accelerating the tempo of restoration of economies,” mentioned the minister, who burdened the necessity to proceed investing in fashionable applied sciences to boost the effectiveness of responding to the repercussions of the pandemic.
“The challenges that the world faces immediately have confirmed that investing in expertise, innovation and digital transformation is now not an possibility, however slightly has develop into crucial to make sure the continuity of competitiveness,” mentioned Dr Al Falasi.
Karan Bhatia, head of world authorities affairs and public coverage at Google, mentioned on-line instruments and digital abilities for everybody will probably be a catalyst for the comeback.
“Via Develop Stronger with Google, we’re pledging to assist a million companies and people in Mena be taught digital abilities and develop their companies by the tip of 2021. Along with governments and native companions, whose contribution to the financial system can have a profound impression, we’ll construct on the speedy acceleration of tech adoption we have seen through the disaster.”