UAE TDRA’s 2 key programs win Brandon Hall’s silver & gold medals

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Desk Reporter
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UAE’s Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) has announced that its Digital Enablers Training Program and the Digital Capabilities and Awareness Strategy have won gold and silver medals at the Brandon Hall Awards 2022.

The Digital Enablers Training Program has won 2 gold medals for Best Use of Technology for Learning and Best Learning Team categories, and a silver medal for Best Association Professional Development Program. The Digital Capabilities and Awareness Strategy has won the silver medal for Best Advance in Creating a Learning Strategy category.

Brandon Hall Excellence Awards is the most prestigious awards program and contributes to identifying the leading institutions that provide the best programs, strategies, methods, processes, systems, and tools that have achieved tangible results. The award has been won by several international companies such as McKinsey, VMWare, IBM, Google Cloud, and Deloitte.

The Digital Enablers Training Program and the Digital Capabilities and Awareness Strategy are in line with the Digital Government Roadmap, which includes 6 priority pillars, each of which includes several initiatives that serve the strategic goal of achieving 100 percent digital transformation.

According to the statement, “The priority pillars are unified digital platform, shared digital enablers, world-class digital infrastructure, easy and fast integrated digital customer-centric services, raising the level of digital capacity and skills, the readiness of legislation to ensure a smooth and comprehensive digital transformation, and raising the efficiency of government work.”

TDRA Virtual Academy is one of the digital enablers included in the comprehensive digital transformation roadmap, which has contributed to training more than 300,000 trainees from 50 countries over the past years.

The Digital Enablers Training Program was launched to build the skills of government and private sector employees with regards to digital transformation enablers, to enhance the necessary capabilities in this field, to provide digital services that meet the needs of customers, and enhance the building of an integrated and comprehensive digital life in the UAE.

Commenting on this achievement, Eng. Mohammad Al Zarooni, Deputy Director General for Information & Digital Government Sector, said that, “The UAE has become a title for success in the field of digital transformation, with a long list of achievements that draw the attention of stakeholders in this field.”

“We are proud of the recognition for two of our key programs that we have adopted within the framework of digital enablement of society and government, in line with TDRA’s strategic role,” Mr. Al Zarooni added.

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