Smart Dublin (a collaboration between the four Dublin Local Authorities) today announced that it is a finalist in the TM Forum Digital World Awards 2016 in the Smart City Innovator of the year category.
Formerly the TM Forum Excellence Awards, the Digital World Awards program honours global service and solution providers within TM Forum’s member community that are making significant contributions to advance critical best practices and standards for the benefit of entire industries and digital ecosystems.
TM Forum will announce the winners during a special ceremony at TM Forum Live! on Monday, May 9th.
Philomela Poole, Chief Executive, Dun Laoghaire- Rathdown County & Chair of the Smart Dublin Initiative said the nomination is very much appreciated:
“We are delighted that Smart Dublin has been nominated as a TM Forum Digital World Award finalist for Smart City Innovator of the Year. Smart Dublin is a collaboration model that helps the four Dublin local authorities to engage with smart technology providers, researchers, institutions and citizens to help us solve priority city challenges. We have built this model so we can take advantage of new technology innovations to deliver more efficient and effective city services that help improve city life.”
Jamie Sudden, Smart City Program Manager, Dublin City Council also emphasised the importance of the service in helping to meet the challenges of managing Dublin city.
“The Smart Dublin collaboration model has facilitated a whole range of highly innovative projects allowing the city to rethink how we tackle priority challenges in the areas such as flooding, transport, environment and energy reduction,” “
The TM Forum Digital World Awards 2016 are judged by an independent panel comprised of leading industry and subject matter experts, analysts and investors.