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Dubai creates smart inventory app for healthcare

Dubai creates smart inventory app for healthcare

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 city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation

Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation

The Moro Hub’s new centre provides and supports intelligent IoT platforms and cybersecurity and managed services to support government and enterprise customers.

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.

UAE report highlights IoT as the weak link of smart city security

UAE report highlights IoT as the weak link of smart city security

Smart cities can unlock considerable business potential for the United Arab Emirates but a new report warns governments and organisations of the IoT’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

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.

Dubai launches data-sharing toolkit

Dubai launches data-sharing toolkit

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.

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Paul Comfort about the themes of his new book, The Future of Public Transportation.

Nevada ‘blockchain city’ to break ground in 2022, despite staffing changes

Nevada ‘blockchain city’ to break ground in 2022, despite staffing changes

Blockchains said its Web3.0 platform for digital asset custody and digital identity management will also be released in 2022.

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.