By Mark Sutton
.GOV Awards ecognise the achievements of the public sector in the field of ICT in the UAE
The second annual .GOV Awards for Abu Dhabi & Federal Government were presented last night to honour leading organisations and individuals that have made a contribution to public sector technology services.
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 that are seen in Abu Dhabi and Federal Government entities, to use the power of technology to deliver innovative and engaging government services.
The .GOV Awards 2016 attracted well over 100 nominations across all branches of Abu Dhabi and UAE Federal government. Seventeen awards were presented at a gala dinner held in Abu Dhabi, with awards in areas such as mobile apps; services; CSR and green initiatives; and infrastructure.
The winners of the second .GOV Awards for Abu Dhabi & Federal Government are:
Government Mobile App of the Year: Jobs Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre
G2G Service of the Year: Al-Mersal Correspondence Management Solution - Department of Transport Abu Dhabi
G2B Service of the Year: Emirates Vehicle Gate - Abu Dhabi Police GHQ
G2C Service of the Year: Creativity & Innovation Management System - Department of Municipal Affairs, Al Ain City Municipality
Customer Service Initiative of the Year: Patient Smart Portal - Ministry of Health
Public/Private Partnership of the Year: FEDNet - Telecommunications Regulatory Authority
Government Green Initiative of the Year: Green Printing Project - National Archives
CSR Project of the Year: CSR Management System - Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development
Government IT Application Project of the Year: Judicial Intelligence & Analytics Application - Abu Dhabi Judicial Department
Government IT Infrastructure Project of the Year: ICT Infrastructure Transformation Project - Department of Transport Abu Dhabi
Excellence in IT Strategy Award: Enterprise Architecture Project - Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority
Call Centre of the Year Award: Official Fatwa Centre - General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments
Federal Government IT Department of the Year: UAE General Civil Aviation Authority
Abu Dhabi Government IT Department of the Year: Department of Finance - Abu Dhabi
Innovation in Government Services Award: Centre of Digital Innovation - Telecommunications Regulatory Authority
Young Government IT Professional of the Year: Abdulla Al Sayer - Health Authority Abu Dhabi
Government IT Leader of the Year: Dr. Saif Al Ketbi - Abu Dhabi Airports Company