CNME Editor Mark Forker spoke to Volha Smirnova – Internet of Things and Analytics, EMEA Centre of Excellence, Software AG, UAE, to find out how the company defines what the fundamental characteristics of a smart city are, the solutions they are developing to fuel smart cities of the future – and the importance of resilience in the new digital economy.
Teams from Smart Dubai and MBRU developed a novel epidemiological model which is an extension of the widely used SEIR (Susceptible-Exposed-Infected-Recovered) model used to predict the future course of COVID-19 more accurately.
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has used Smart Dubai’s Ethical AI Toolkit on a total of 13 AI use cases across various departments.
Moro Hub has announced its collaboration with Smart Dubai for the provision of a high-end node at Moro Hub to accelerate the digital transformation initiatives of Dubai Government entities.
Smart Dubai has launched a Professional Diploma to enhance the skills of the city’s ‘Smart City Experience Specialists’
The AI Ethics Advisory Board has recently convened for its second meeting for 2020, bringing together board members representing leading government and private-sector entities to explore plans for the upcoming period.
The UAE PASS will soon become the only digital identity for all residents of Dubai, including citizens and expats, to access government services within the emirate as well as other parts of the country.
Smart Dubai offers a range of solutions to support the measures outlined by Dubai Government to offer its employees flexible working conditions, according to Dr Aisha bint Butti bin Bishr, Director General of Smart Dubai.
“Data is a key pillar in the strategy to realise the vision to transform Dubai into one of the world’s smartest cities,” said Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The GovTech Innovation Awards 2020 are designed to celebrate and recognise digital leaders from the government sector that are helping …