Smart government and green economy: Building a sustainable future for all (
By HE Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of Smart Dubai, UAE

September 24, 2019 - Dubai, UAE

Next-generation technologies have long found their way into the realm of the government sector. In a bid to provide modern services and systems to the public that are comparable to what the more-funded private sector institutions can deliver, many governments worldwide have embarked on what we now call smart government.

Under this all-encompassing phenomenon, we have witnessed public entities integrating advanced technological innovations into their processes to deliver faster and more efficient solutions. The end goal is to make members of the local communities happier and more satisfied through the provision of high-quality government services. In short, a high standard of quality living should be achieved by establishing a modern and effective government system.

With the internet and other modern tools at its cor ...