Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched the Smart decision support system to enhance and accelerate decision making in response to Dubai’s initiative to shift to smart government.
The system called ‘Qarar’, or ‘decision’ in Arabic, is part of current activities to employ the program of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to shift to smart government and expedite and boost efforts to make Dubai the smartest city in the world.
The system is one of the most modern government systems in the region which comprises of a set of methods , sophisticated smart tools, policies and systems which directly provide strategic information and data for members of the Executive Council, decision makers, and sectoral committees, in an appropriate and punctual way, to ensure the accuracy and effectiveness of decisions.
The objective of the system is to enhance and ensure transparency, services and maintenance quality by regular reporting of departmental activities and tasks, and hurry up public service delivery. The system features feed mechanism and tactical data management and governance for the gatherings of the Executive Council and sectoral committees.
It consists of a collection of electronic systems that functions at three incorporated functional levels purposely considered to meet the needs of users.
The first level involves an interactive screen system for the benefit of decision makers. It provides information on strategic areas of importance in Dubai. It gives easy access to broad data via multiple channels and platforms.
The second level features the system data analysis which provides retrieves a great base of statistical and analytical information and benchmarking that guides to a better understanding of the concerns on the agenda which needs to be discussed.
The third level is concern about data sourcing system which permits data entry and sharing data in multiple networks. It facilitates the screening of the quality and reliability of data.