Governments across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) spent a combined $12.8 billion on information and communication technologies (ICT) last year, according to the latest findings from International Data Corporation (IDC).
Dubai enters phase one of emirate-wide strategy to go paperlessSmart Dubai has broken ground on the first phase of implementing the Dubai Paperless Strategy, which seeks to digitise internal and external transactions at government entities and save time and effort for employees and customers alike.0 7773
Dubai Police unveils 5G-enabled patrol cars
Dubai Police, in cooperation with Etisalat, has unveiled the first 5G-enabled smart patrol in the Middle East and North Africa region.
GovTech Innovation Awards: Nominations now open
Nominations for the inaugral GovTech Innovation Awards 2020, which takes place at LouLou’a Ballroom, Ritz Carlton, JBR, Dubai on March …
CPI Media Group launches GovTech Innovation Awards
CPI Media Group have announced that they will host a new series of awards in March of this year. The …
Mission accomplished: Smart Dubai delivers on blockchain goals
H.E. Wesam Lootah, CEO of Smart Dubai Government Establishment, has expressed his satisfaction that the government entity was able to …
UK to reject US 5G warnings over Huawei
The UK government is expected to ignore calls from The White House to exclude Chinese telecommunication behemoth Huawei from participating …
Sheikh Mohammed issues new law on Smart Dubai
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Law No. (1) of 2020 on Smart Dubai, according to the Dubai Media Office.
EXPO 2020: A look into the future
With less than a year to go, GovTech takes a closer look at EXPO 2020 to understand what we can …
US government warns against ‘overregulation’ in AI
The US government has established 10 key principles which aims to combat the threat of ‘overregulation’ in AI. Many experts …
Dubai RTA eyes Big Data to enhance public transport
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has recently held a series of brainstorming sessions focused on the use of Big Data to improve the public transport network.