Smart Dubai Office board discusses progress

Board tracks achievements in meeting KPIs for Dubai's happiness goals

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Smart Dubai Office board discusses progress The board of Smart Dubai Office has discussed progress on the various initiatives which are under way.
By  Mark Sutton Published  May 1, 2016

The Board of Directors of Smart Dubai Office (SDO) has met to discuss the progress made on the Smart Dubai project.

The board held its fourth meeting, presided over by chairman HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, to discuss the project with a particular focus on achieving KPIs for the different initiatives with regard to happiness and competitiveness.

"In line with the futuristic vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, we are working on following up the progress of work related to implementing the smart initiatives conforming to the general policies, strategic plans and initiatives at the emirate's level with a view to implementing the directives of the prudent leadership for Dubai to become the smartest and happiest city in the world by 2017," said Al Tayer.

HE Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, director general of SDO, outlined the progress of work and performance indicators related to the implementation of major decisions, initiatives and projects of all the establishments affiliated to the SDO. She underscored the necessity of focusing on efficient performance in smart transformation and abiding by the methodologies and vision that seek to establish Dubai as a model and standard in efficiently employing modern technology to bring happiness to society based on the fact that the success of smart transformation is measured by how far the society is satisfied and happy.

The Board also congratulated DEWA for winning the DGEP award under the category of ‘Distinguished Government Entity' and other awards; also Dubai Police for winning under the category of ‘Government Entity Distinguished In Smart Transformation' and wished them more success and excellence.

During its meeting, the SDO board discussed a number of presentations on the progress of work of smart initiatives of a number of government entities, outlining the executive details of the initiatives presented by DHA, DEWA, RTA, Dubai Municipality and Dubai Police. This came as part of the board's continuous follow-up of progress of work related to achieving the strategic objectives assigned to it and overseeing the implementation of smart transformation initiatives and strategies in all the entities.

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