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Smart Dubai Covid-19 report emphasises the importance of a holistic response

Smart Dubai Covid-19 report emphasises the importance of a holistic response

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

Dubai mandates digital identity system for government services

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

Smart Dubai issues paperless progress report

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.

Smart Dubai builds single source of data

Smart Dubai builds single source of data

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

Dubai launches 100% Paperless Stamp

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

Dubai advances towards blockchain vision with 24 use cases

Government and private sector companies are implementing 24 blockchain use cases across eight industry sectors including health, transportation and education.

Dubai launches blockchain policy

Dubai launches blockchain policy

The policy complements Smart Dubai’s blockchain strategy, which aims to enable the government to conduct 100 per cent of applicable transactions via blockchain by 2020.

Dubai approves three blockchain initiatives

Dubai approves three blockchain initiatives

Dubai Future Council for Blockchain event brought together various government departments and private companies with a vested interest in smart city technologies.

DubaiNow platform notches up 7.5 million transactions

DubaiNow platform notches up 7.5 million transactions

Designed to provide a single, centralised, paperless service platform, its ultimate aim is to enable citizens to carry out all government transactions remotely and digitally.

Smart Dubai launches data collaboration challenge

Smart Dubai launches data collaboration challenge

The emirate will recognise entities that have made the most contributions to the Dubai Pulse platform with criteria including data compliance and support for a data-driven culture.