The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority has participated in the world's largest tech event of this year's edition of the Web Summit that recently held at the Altice Arena & Fil in Lisbon, Portugal. An official delegation from ADDA highlighted Abu Dhabi's leading experience during the exciting four-day show in digital transformation and its move to promote a culture of innovation and excellence in the government work. The ADDA delegation comprises a assemblage of Executive Directors and senior staff from the Authority.
ADDA presented its leading programs, initiatives and primarily emphasized its strategy to be the lead champion and key driver of the emirate's digital future. Succeeding the mandate to lead the Abu Dhabi's digital transformation efforts, ADDA's top main concern are focused on the government data & applied technologies, services & solutions, governance and ecosystem enablement. In track with this directive, ADDA has started and developed to implement initiatives and programs that are aimed at assisting Abu Dhabi government entities' efforts to enable solutions and foster innovation and to provide integrated service experiences.
“We are looking advance to have an impactful presence during this year's Web Summit in Portugal, which is believed to be the best technology conference on planet. This high-profile event, also brings together the companies and people redefining the global tech industry, to showcase our key achievements in digital transformation, including the roll-out of award-winning and creation of online government services” said H.E. Dr. Rauda Al Saadi, Director General at ADDA.
“Abu Dhabi has created tremendous improvements in its strategic roadmap in achieving a successful digital future. Our participation at Web Summit will provide us the opportunity to talk about the outstanding work that we have made in supporting, enabling and delivering a digital government that continues personalized, collaborative, highly proactive and secure. We are looking forward to explore opportunities and new partnerships during our time at the Web Summit,” concluded Al Saadi.
The ADDA delegation staged the authority’s flagship initiatives like TAMM, a first-of-its-kind program which affords an array of next-generation solutions by positively combining 1,600 government services under a single platform in the emirate into 80 end-to-end journeys. The TAMM platform includes smart application, service centres, web portal and a call centre in partnership with all of the emirate's government entities. Another initiative to be highlighted in the Summit is the Abu Dhabi Data Management Program (DMP), an open data sharing ecosystem envisioned to help unlock the high value potential of government entities’ data sets while also offering access to vast data pool resources in a safe and reliable ways for the private sector and start-ups. The DMP is expected to help fully enable effective and efficient delivery of future government services serving as a precedent for excellence from government entities wanting to build a better quality of life for investors, Abu Dhabi citizens, residents and visitors.
By participation at Web Summit 2019, ADDA’s delegation met with C-level officials on the industry’s leading firms in a bid to broaden the authority’s partnership with the world’s top tech companies like Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Sprinklr. To explore new horizons of cooperation in the areas of common interest that empower ADDA’s vision and key objectives.
First annual Web Summit has held in 2009, and become a 'must-attend' event showcasing timely topics on emerging technologies, internet technology and venture capitalism. Presentations and talks during the event that are given by CEOs, celebrities, subject matter experts and politicians, to name a few. Fortune 500 companies to startups are the partners for the event range with attendees representing all sectors and levels of global high technology industry.