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Dubai Customs joins Smart Dubai’s Government Resource Planning Systems
13 Jan 2021
More than 75,000 employees benefit from the GRPS which is already implemented across 72 government departments and helps support the emirate’s digital transformation.
Dubai releases figures on how digitisation helped maintain business continuity during Covid-19
22 Dec 2020
The various e-services on offer in the emirate helped employees carry out their day-to-day tasks with no interruptions when remote working was made mandatory.
Smart Dubai uses dashboard data to fight Covid-19
10 Dec 2020
It has identified new use cases for the dashboard which includes one that generates forecasts on the possible growth in Covid-19 cases in different areas at risk of becoming hotspots.
Smart Dubai launches leadership dashboard to aid decision-making
07 Dec 2020
The initiative aggregates financial, contractual, and human-resource-related government data and offers decision-makers a holistic view of their organisations.
Dubai utility adopts Smart Dubai ethical AI toolkit
18 Nov 2020
The toolkit was launched to set clear guidelines on the ethical use of AI to prevent having a fragmented, incoherent approach to ethics, where every entity sets its own rules.
Smart Dubai collaboration to accelerate digital transformation for government entities
30 Sep 2020
The Dubai Government Information Network is designed to become the information backbone between the emirate’s governmental organisations and the internet.
Dubai launches smart city professional diploma
01 Sep 2020
It is designed to introduce smart city specialists to best practices to improve the design and quality of digital services and help create new ones to drive Dubai’s digital transformation.
Smart Dubai evolves its plans for human-centred, ethical AI
20 Aug 2020
The future roll-out of tools for better AI and the potential of AI audit practices were among the core themes addressed by the Smart Dubai’s second virtual meeting of its Artificial Intelligence Ethics Advisory Board.
Dubai creates smart inventory app for healthcare
28 Jul 2020
The application seeks to manage the stock of medicines and prevent any shortages and supports the Dubai Paperless Strategy to transform the emirate into a progressive paperless city by 2021.
Smart Dubai Covid-19 report emphasises the importance of a holistic response
26 Jun 2020
The report, compiled by the Happiness Agenda team, will help to inform the post-Covid 19 strategy and is focused on the three areas of services, employees and corporate operations.
Dubai mandates digital identity system for government services
18 May 2020
UAE Pass provides an authorised digital ID through smartphones, eliminating the need to physically visit customer service centres and submit paper identification documents.
Smart Dubai issues paperless progress report
24 Apr 2020
Fourteen government entities have managed to reduce their paper consumption by almost two-thirds as part of the Dubai Paperless Strategy, which has also led to more than 250 services being upgraded.
Dubai launches data-sharing toolkit
16 Apr 2020
Smart Dubai aims to provide a decision-making tool that will offer guidance and resources for public or private sector organisations to prepare for and design data-sharing initiatives.
Smart Dubai builds single source of data
01 Apr 2020
The Dubai Registers initiative will collect, organise, link and store the latest and most accurate data to ensure it is useful to as many parties as possible.
Dubai launches 100% Paperless Stamp
18 Mar 2020
The Smart Dubai Government is introducing the award for government entities that have fully implemented the Dubai Paperless Strategy.
Dubai advances towards blockchain vision with 24 use cases
03 Feb 2020
Government and private sector companies are implementing 24 blockchain use cases across eight industry sectors including health, transportation and education.
E-service could process Dubai residency applications in under 40 minutes
10 Dec 2019
Running on the Dubai Now platform, the application facilitates the transactions and procedures required to issue residency visas.
Dubai approves three blockchain initiatives
20 Aug 2019
Dubai Future Council for Blockchain event brought together various government departments and private companies with a vested interest in smart city technologies.
Free flows: New Jersey turns to AI to safeguard water quality
In a guest post, Tiffany Stewart, Assistant Director Newark, N.J. Water & Sewer Department, outlines which technologies are helping it protect its water supply.
25 Jan 2021
The art of the city: how creators may save urban business districts
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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