.GOV Awards honour Dubai & Northern Emirates IT achievements
.GOV Awards for Dubai & Northern Emirates 2017 honours 21 leading government organisations and individuals
The 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.
Twenty-one awards were presented to public sector entities and personnel, recognising the best IT projects, initiatives and individual achievement by government in Ajman, Sharjah, Dubai, and Fujairah.
Over 200 IT leaders and professionals attended the gala dinner held at Grosvenor House in Dubai.
The .GOV Awards were established by ITP Technology's DotGov magazine in 2016, 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 winners of the .GOV Awards for Dubai & Northern Emirates Government are:
Dubai Government Mobile App of the Year: Dubai Police - Dubai Police Smart App
Northern Emirates Mobile App of the Year: Sharjah Department of eGovernment - Sharjah Land
G2G Service of the Year: Smart Dubai - Robotic Agent
G2B Service of the Year: Dubai Customs - Smart Workplace
G2C Service of the Year: Dubai Department of Economic Development & Smart Dubai - Saad
Customer Service Initiative of the Year: Dubai Health Authority - CRM Project
Media Campaign of the Year: Dubai Land Department
Public/Private Partnership of the Year: DEWA & Emirates NBD - Tayseer Initiative
Smart City Initiative of the Year: Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority - Smart Human Crossing
Green IT Initiative of the Year: SEWA - Green Bill
Dubai IT Application Project of the Year: Dubai Statistics Centre & The Executive Council- Qarrar Dubai Strategic Plan 2021
Northern Emirates IT Application Project of the Year: Municipality and Planning Department, Ajman - #Tasdeeq
Virtualisation Project of the Year: General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs - Data Optimisation Project
Dubai IT Infrastructure Project of the Year: Roads & Transport Authority - iCollaborate
Northern Emirates IT Infrastructure Project of the Year: Port of Fujairah Data Centre Upgrade Project
Northern Emirates IT Department of the Year: Sharjah Department of eGovernment
Dubai Government IT Department of the Year: Dubai Customs
Innovation in Government Services Award: DEWA - Remote Inspection System
Young Government IT Professional of the Year: Fatima Almarzooqi, DEWA
.GOV Award for Leadership in Digital Transformation: Dr Aisha Bin Bishr, Smart Dubai
Government IT Leader of the Year: Ahmad Al Dashti, Dubai Statistics Center