Dr Mohammed Al Zarooni, vice chairman and chief executive officer of DSOA
, said: "We are thrilled to have earned our first Guinness World Records title, an achievement that will go down in our books as a key success story that pays homage to the glory of our leaders.
GCG will oversee implementation Gulf Commercial Group (GCG), IBM's business partner in the UAE, is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the solution phases which include Phase One for digitising all of DSOA
's content and archiving it systematically and Phase Two entailing automation of business processes that will eventually contribute to delivering tangible organisation-wide benefits including enhanced productivity.
playing a significant role towards achieving Dubai's objective of becoming a smart city in the next three years, it is essential for us to work with best-in-class partners such as Barcelona City Hall and Amsterdam Economic Board."
At the end of the fifth phase that was completed in January 2017, DSOA
's total investment in the project reached approximately AED 223 million.
Major-General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri commended the partnership with DSOA
in establishing the first Smart Police Station, which will provide Dubai Police services to customers without the need for human interaction.
He added: "We have signed a renewable 30-year investment contract with DSOA
to open a 141,589 sq.
For his part, Dr Al Zarouni said DSOA
is committed to growing and developing its services according to the Smart Dubai initiative, which aims to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world.
Measuring 224.12 sq m (27.56 meters x 8.132 meters) and comprising 22,275 recyclable wooden mosaic blocks, the masterpiece that was completed by 80 people contributing approximately 260 working hours over a period of 20 days is on display across from the DSOA
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA
), the regulatory authority for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs-Dubai (GDRFA) to further facilitate the delivery of smart services to investors, entrepreneurs and startups, particularly homegrown entities, and help them develop their businesses in areas such as technology, AI, and smart city applications.
Sheikh Ahmed also stressed the role DSOA
played in contributing to Dubai's economic development through attracting companies operating in the knowledge, innovation, and technology domains.