Doing business gets smarter

Buzz talks to Mohammed Shael al Saadi, CEO, Corporate Strategic Affairs at Dubai's Department of Economic Development (DED) about the DED’s crucial role in accelerating Dubai’s journey to happiness and progress.

The most intelligent city on earth

Dubai is now emerging as a flagbearer for a new trend in the global economy, a trend which places the concepts of happiness and well-being at the heart of economic and technological development.

Unifying happiness

Celebrated for its spectacular and fast-changing skyline, at ground level the city of Dubai is increasingly focused on the well-being and happiness of its inhabitants.

Technology drives trade expansion

To manage ever-rising volumes of traffic with increased speed, greater efficiency and lower costs, the Emirate’s transport infrastructure companies are embracing state-of-the-art technologies including digitalization, mobile data and automation.

The customer first

Last year, Dubai Duty Free sold 74 million pieces of merchandise, conducted 27.1 million transactions, and delivered 147,000 pallets of merchandise to its outlets. We couldn’t do that without technology.

The connected city

Years of continuous investment from public organizations and private sector companies have provided Dubai with world-class infrastructure for communications and transport.
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A smart highway to happiness

Launched in 2013, the Dubai Smart City initiative continues the Emirate’s knowledge-economy focus and its commitment to building a global city. With success calibrated...

New tech on the block

The strategic partnership between Smart Dubai and Emirates NBD solidifies the bank’s goal of providing superior customer experience through its digital services.

The science of corporate happiness

Happiness impacts on so many things. If you want to promote innovation in a city, happiness can be the vehicle you use to achieve this.

Inspiring Dubai’s next transformation

Design is the articulation of a hope; and technology is the means to achieve. In Dubai, both are present. The city doesn’t just imagine the future; it creates it.

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