Big Data could be the cheapest way for SMEs to tackle big competition. Research from Dell suggests that 96% of all mid-sized businesses have already employed a big data agenda.

Learning how to produce smart data algorithms using softwares like Google Analytics and Tableau, that can access data insights, will cut down on the need for large capital investments on resources. Information gained will help business understand how they are performing, gauge market reactions and provide better services.

Value for Dubai

SMEs account for 40% of total value generated in Dubai's economy.

Efforts in developing ways of accessing and distributing large data will help boost the quality of existing services and attract more investors into the city.