About AD-SDI

The Abu Dhabi Spatial Data Infrastructure (AD-SDI) is a program of the Government of Abu Dhabi, administered within the Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions & Services Authority (ADSSSA) Digital Government program to facilitate the sharing of geospatial data among government agencies and other stakeholders, and working on raising the GeoMaturity of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.



Vision:

To become a GeoSmart government driven by innovative geospatial thinking and services to empower the Emirate’s vision

Mission:

We are dedicated to promote, facilitate, coordinate, and support the development of dynamic, entrepreneurial, and flexible geospatial enabling environment to meet Government’s aspirations and society’s needs, while progressing towards Geo-Mature Abu Dhabi


Strategic Goals


 

GeoSmart Services

Help ADGEs in transforming their Government Services into GeoSmart Services

GeoMature Abu Dhabi

Progress towards GeoMature Abu Dhabi and catalyze the process to the next SDI generation (SDI 3.0)

Geo Innovation

Promote Geo-Innovation and exploit Public Private Partnership (PPP)

Effective SDI Node

Improve effectiveness of AD-SDI Central Node

Proper Spatial Data

Regulate and facilitate the availability of high-quality Geospatial Data

Strong Community

Strengthen SDI Community Development, Engagement, and Organization

Clear Governance

Enhance the AD-SDI Institutional Framework

Enhance Outreach

Enhance Outreach and Communication Tools to Promote AD-SDI Community Efforts


AD-SDI Awards (2009-2017)

e-Business

2009

e-Government

2009

Special Achievement in GIS

2009

GCC
e-Government

2009

Geospatial World
Leadership Awards

2010

Excellence in GIS Implementation

2010

Making a difference

2010

Geospatial World Forum

2011

Excellent in GIS Implementations

2011

Bahrain eContent Award

2011

World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Government

2012

Special Recognition of GIS Achievement

2013

Distinction in Enterprise Wide Geospatial Leadership & Governance Award

2015

1st ever Smart Government Award

2017

1st Digital Transformation + Special Achievement in GIS

2017