6 Technology Trends Shaping Dubai's Digital Future In 2022


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Many publications identify the technology trends that will shape the digital future of Dubai in the first month of the new year. However, since Technology today is evolving at a rapid pace, it would be decided with time, which technology trend we should prioritize and adopt. Moreover, it is not only technology trends and emerging technologies that are evolving, a lot more has changed due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

These will be the technologies and perspectives that will shape Dubai’s digital future in 2022 and far beyond. 

Spending on Effective Cybersecurity

In today's interconnected world, comprehensive security plans must ensure that if one part of the system is hacked, the entire system does not come crashing down. Dubai will be working to increase its investment in identity security solutions.

Almost 69 percent of organizations expect to increase cyber spending in 2022, compared with 55 percent last year, according to PwC.

The 5G Technology

5G technology is beginning to notice real-world applications. With hundreds of times faster download speed, the 5G technology will be able to expand bandwidth and connect a greater number of devices. They are more dependable and speedier than public networks, and they provide a perfect condition for both government-led initiatives such as Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and consumer-driven demand for mobile services throughout the Middle East. By 2025 MENA region is forecasted to have over 80 million subscribers of 5G.

The Formalization Of Artificial Intelligence

Being a smart way to equip devices to think like a human via technological advancements, Artificial Intelligence [AI] would have a bigger impact on the technology trends of Dubai. The mundane and repetitive tasks that were previously handled by humans, maybe forgone with AI devices. 

NFT Art and Exhibition

Unless you’ve been away from the internet for a while, you probably heard of the term ‘NFT’– ‘non-fungible tokens’ which are the digital assets tied to the blockchain that functions as certification of ownership.

The United Arab Emirates own NFTs more than twice that of the global average.

Therefore, NFT trading via Art and Exhibition would still be huge in Dubai’s digital future of 2022

All of these trends combine to will redefine and reshape the digital transformation of Dubai for 2022 and beyond. Today's difficulties may be handled head-on with a focused and motivated strategy, as well as by embracing these future technologies.