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Dubai Civil Defence Introduces Personal Dashboard for all residents and visitors of Dubai Emirate

The Unique Initiative will allows residents & visitors make their daily “city Interactions” more efficient, safe and seamless


Dubai,22 Oct.2015: Dubai Civil Defence Department has launched the personal Dashboard that allows UAE residents and visitors to connect to the Dubai Civil Defence services and import their personal data and view them on a great intuitive interface . This unique way will allow residents and visitors to visualize data and keep them informed and connected.
This statement was made by Maj.Gen.Expert Rashid ALMatrooshi on the sideline  of Gitex  Exhibition 2015.
As Dubai pushes ahead with its quest to become one of the smartest cities in the world, connecting people is the first step towards communication and information. The personal Dashboard initiative will allow citizens, residents and visitors, connecting to their needs making their daily ’city interactions’ more efficient and seamless.


He Confirmed also:
“Dubai smart initiatives are not merely about automation, it is about connecting people to their needs. Dubai Civil Defence cares about the safety and happiness of its citizens, residents and visitors; the personal Dashboard will now enable real time public engagement like never before with necessary information to facilitate their life. This is in extension to Dubai Life Dashboard, which assist Dubai Civil
Defence  and buildings owners in Dubai to monitor city/building live from a single screen.

Governmental  bodies, the private sector and the people are working together to achieve the “Smart Dubai vision”. One of the greatest promises to provide Big and Open Data that match “open data law”, is the ability to create a dashboard which will enable us to measure the life safety condition in real time, this is what we aspire to achieve . A personal dashboard is a step towards achieving the same by collecting and displaying data from public & private reliable sources, and from other expanding social media network. The personal dashboard comprises of key metrics, such as health, family and connectedness, which can help us understand how we are doing as individuals, communities and as a city. It not only enhances the internal community with regards to monitoring of incidents in Dubai, but also demonstrates our communication towards the  residents.” 

Maj.Gen. Expert  further Added:
“The Dubai Civil Defence  personal dashboard is a sophisticated way to digitally track critical information online. It is similar to car dashboard, it keeps all the important information right there, in front of you at your choice, things that you want to monitor and a SOS button to reach out to DCD in case of emergency. The enterprise –class business intelligence delivered through the personal dashboard will also help all government departments, building owners and residents to monitor their buildings health and safety status in real-time.”

“With personal dashboard, the Dubai Civil Defence has joined Dubai government's MyID service, to enable single sign-on for users to access their dashboard. This will give the public smooth access to the personal dashboard wherever they are, thereby contributing effectively to full transformation into smart government and to Dubai becoming the smartest city in the world in implementation of the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and  Ruler of Dubai, to shift to smart government.”

The personal dashboard adds more power to Dubai Civil Defence’s operations and enhances the organization’s capabilities to capture data for better decision-making and organizational performance. The Dashboard will also enable other Government departments to facilitate innovative services to building owners and occupants in Dubai.

Dubai Civil Defence has been in the forefront of implementing key technologies for the future of the smart city. The Dubai Life Safety Dashboard reflects leadership’s dedication to using technology to make municipal information more open, transparent and accessible. With the Dashboard, leadership is taking a natural next step towards embracing current technological trends in the public sector.

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