.GOV Awards honour Dubai & Northern Emirates public sector IT achievements
.GOV Awards for Dubai & Northern Emirates 2016 honours 18 leading government organisations and individuals
The second annual .GOV Awards for Dubai & the Northern Emirates Government were presented last night in Dubai, honouring the organisations and IT professionals that are leading the digital transformation of government in the UAE.
Eighteen awards were presented to public sector entities and personnel, recognising the best IT projects, initiatives and individual achievement by government in Ajman, Sharjah, Dubai, Ras al-Khaimah, Fujairah and Umm al-Quwain.
Over 200 IT leaders and professionals attended the gala dinner held at the Conrad Hotel.
The .GOV Awards were established by ITP Technology's DotGov magazine in 2015, to recognise the achievements of the public sector in the field of ICT in the UAE, and to honour the outstanding efforts by the public sector in the GCC to use the power of technology to deliver innovative and engaging government services.
The .GOV Awards 2016 attracted well over 100 nominations across Ajman, Sharjah, Dubai, Ras al-Khaimah, Fujairah and Umm al-Quwain government bodies. The winners of the second .GOV Awards for Dubai & Northern Emirates Government are:
Government Mobile App of the Year Dubai Now App - Dubai Smart Government
G2B Service of the Year RTA Mobile App - Roads & Transport Authority
G2G Service of the Year Vehicle Clearance Certificate Service - Dubai Customs
G2C Service of the Year Mawqifi Smart Parking App - Ajman Municipality
Customer Service Initiative of the Year Contact Centre Upgrade Project - Roads & Transport Authority
Vendor Leadership Award Rafiah Ibrahim, Ericsson
Smart City Initiative of the Year Makani Smart Address System - Dubai Municipality
Public/Private Partnership of the Year Sharjah as a Smart City Initiative - Sharjah Tatweer Forum & SAP
CSR Project of the Year Awareness Video Games Program - Dubai Police
Green IT Initiative of the Year Green IT Department - Dubai Culture Authority
Dubai Government Application Project of the Year DED Analytics - Dubai Economic Department
Northern Emirates Government Application Project of the Year Asset Tracking Management System - Ras Al Khaimah eGA
Government IT Infrastructure Project of the Year Infrastructure Virtualisation Project - Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
Northern Emirates Government IT Department of the Year Umm Al Qawain Department of E-Government
Dubai Government IT Department of the Year Dubai Statistics Centre
Innovation In Government Services Award Tifli App - Dubai Health Authority
Young Government IT Professional of the Year Adel AlHusani - Dubai Customs
Government IT Leader of the Year Moza Al Akraf - DEWA