The Administration of Data and Innovation

1.      The Urban Observatory: It is a center specially created to collect, analyze, and use urban indexes in preparing, following up on the implementation of, and evaluating urban development policies at all levels. The Observatory aims to observe services in terms of quantity, quality, and distribution. It is considered a measure of the quality of life and an effective means to monitor, evaluate and achieve urban development and build and make use of the potential of cities.

2.      The Geospatial Information Center: It collects, processes and analyzes all geospatial data around Al Madinah region, produces digital maps and reports, develops geospatial applications, and supports all Al Madinah's sectors with geospatial data and services.

3.      Decision Support Center:

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Vision: It directs efforts to support and develop Al Madinah region by empowering Decision Makers around the region to make science-based decisions.

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Mission: We aim to make quantitative and qualitative studies and reports to measure the impact on the economic/social levels and the infrastructure to support making decisions regarding strategic initiatives and projects.  Accordingly, enhance the quality of life of Al Madinah's residents as well as the visitor experience in the most sustainable manners.

 

4.      Smart City Program:

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Vision: We seek to found a smart city that is also one of the world's most peaceful, tender and vibrant cities, by offering enriching experiences that will live on in the memory of its residents and visitors, and embed technology, innovation and collaboration in the beating heart of Al Madinah.

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Mission: To offer an easy, fun, enriching and safe experience, for visitors all over Al Madinah, foster a sustainable living culture, conserve resources for the future generations, provide better health services by making available quality preventive and curative healthcare, build a safer and more convenient city that is easy to move around and reach, and create an integrated, productive, and efficient environment where work and industries can flourish.

 

5.      Partnership Unit:

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Vision: We strive to achieve integration between public and private sectors (domestically and abroad) by forming partnerships and collaborations in data and innovation fields.

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Mission: We work on uniting and integrating efforts in order to implement the strategy and objectives of the data and innovation sector in particular and the MDA in general, by following the proper approaches, standards and service level agreements to identify the client needs, as well as supporting the data and innovation sector, promoting its outcomes and achievements and offering them for clients and beneficiaries, and following up on the client satisfaction and how they benefit from the services they receive.