Hesham El Komy, regional vice president, Middle East, Africa & India (MEAI) at Epicor Software shares his views that, if businesses put the right technology to work, challenges can very quickly become opportunities. 2018 has been a year of transformation all round. We have seen the world’s economy shift. We have seen uncertainty in the markets brought about by various tariff wars. Nevertheless, as our Growth Index has shown, we have seen businesses continue to find ways to grow.