"Dubai roads" first in the world in infrastructure for "train assets"
Abdul Mohsen Yunus: "The railway system is characterized by a safe and flexible environment in terms of information management."
The Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai announced that it has won the first place in Infrastructure 2020 in the category "Train Asset Performance", an award organized by the Bentley Institute, which honors the most prominent technical infrastructure projects in the world.
It also won an appreciation award for a special participation entitled "A governance framework for managing information in a digital environment". The Authority’s victory was chosen to be displayed on the screens of the Nasdaq Tower in the famous "Time Square" in New York City, in the United States, for the jury's unanimous agreement on the uniqueness of the achievement. A breakthrough in the field of digital information governance.
The executive director of the Railways Corporation at the authority, Abdul Mohsen Younes, said that the authority participated in the project "Implementing a unified integrated information system in a comprehensive digital environment for the information life cycle", and was nominated for the short list among 400 participants from 60 countries, where it won first place through an independent jury that included 16 members with scientific expertise in the field of train infrastructure, in addition to receiving an appreciation award for special participation on technological progress under the category of performance of train assets.
He added that the authority has taken steps in the field of train operation, including managing project assets information in a manner consistent with its life cycles in the digitization system, which has resulted in positive effects, such as 100% digitizing the assets of the Expo 2020 project and its information items, and reducing the risks of changes to information that is not Subject to a governance framework, explaining that the railway system in the Emirate of Dubai, which was implemented by the authority, is characterized by a safe and flexible environment in terms of information management in the operational environment.
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