Excellent Opportunities for the Digital Transformation & ICT Services Sector
  • The UAE government target is to complete 100 smart initiatives and 1,000 smart services by the end of 2017, many of which will be in Abu Dhabi.
  • The Abu Dhabi government’s Digital Transformation Initiative received a boost with the e-Government Supervisory Committee and the Digital Transformation Leadership Team meeting to review and discuss digital policies, projects and plans within its well-organised and clear operational framework.
  • Abu Dhabi Government introduces the Abu Dhabi Smart Government programme and Government Data Exchange programme which will see million dollars’ worth of investment in smart technologies and solutions to facilitate speedy integration of G2G interaction and interoperability to raise productivity, enhance the quality of life of end-users and strengthen the positioning of Abu Dhabi as an ideal investment and business destination.
  • H.H Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi, has issued a new law mandating the Department of Finance to develop and operate a centralised IT platform for government procurement, which all government entities must use for all their purchases; goods and services to be done through centralised contracts.