Spurring growth through the cloud

Philippe Fanjere, VP Europe, Middle East and Africa, Maestrano, presents effective strategies to implement cloud technology within your manufacturing SME.

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Unlocking the potential of Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is the next revolution in industrialisation. The premise is to take all the individual processes and computing that factory machines perform in their siloed systems and import them into the cloud, meaning the workflow, upkeep, and management of each individual machine and series of machines can be done remotely.

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How 3D printing is reshaping manufacturing

As 3D printing technology is rapidly being adopted for use by a myriad of industries, how does it stand to impact mainstream manufacturing?

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Supply chain – opportunities for SMEs

Anirudha Panse, Head of Trade Finance Products at National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), shares his thoughts with small businesses looking to optimise the management of their working capital and cash

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The future of manufacturing

With manufacturing technology heading in dramatic new directions, keeping pace with it is more important than ever.

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Dubai Industrial Strategy – The path ahead

Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 is a key initiative catalysing the transition towards more sustainable economic growth. After its recent unveiling, we look ahead to the opportunities it presents.

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Manufacturing a great SME
Having built his business from scratch, Chris Ferguson of Credence International knows the pains and pleasures of starting a new company all too well. Recently, the company crossed the all-important two-year SME milestone and is showing no signs of slowing down. We reached out to the seasoned entrepreneur and... Read more
Etisalat’s Hello Business, “Pitch, Please!” proved to be the adrenaline-filled highlight of this year’s glittering SME Beyond Borders… Imagine this: you get a chance to present your business idea to the CEO of the most powerful venture capital business in the country. You’ve got three minutes (not a second... Read more
Inside SME Beyond Borders 2016

Building on last years success, SME Beyond Borders returned to the UAE for its finest gathering. The interactive conference was held in Dubai on Thursday 27 October 2016 at Atlantis, The Palm ? hosted by CPI Business, presented by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) and co-curated by Etisalat. The landmark forum attracted over 1500 entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders from across the GCC and addressed a wide range of topics from SME funding, innovation, the role of social enterprises to gender equality in the workplace.

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Renting property in Dubai: a minefield disarmed
Toby Young, Founder and Managing Director of Propertyrights.ae, gives SME Advisor the inside scoop on how to avoid getting scammed when it comes to renting. The property market in the UAE, specifically Dubai, is like no other. No matter where in the world you are from, you’re likely to... Read more