|23 July, 2018

Shift Technologies partners with The Sustainable City to enhance performance and sustainability

Collaboration with Google Cloud Platform and SnapLogic, Shift Technologies will provide innovative methods to help the city gain better insights from its sustainability data

Shift Technologies partners with The Sustainable City to enhance performance and sustainability

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Shift Technologies, a subsidiary of the AW Rostamani Group that delivers digital transformation with some of the world’s most advanced technologies, is partnering with The Sustainable City — the Middle East’s first fully-operational sustainable community — to help the city gain better insights from its sustainability data through a collaboration with Google Cloud Platform and SnapLogic.

Shift Technologies will introduce innovative and advanced digital technologies into The Sustainable City operational processes to automate tasks that would usually take weeks to complete, allowing the city to improve its sustainable performance through faster and more efficient data analysis.

Yousef Al-Barkawie, CEO of Shift Technologies, commented: “We are proud to support The Sustainable City in its effort to promote sustainable, low-carbon living in the UAE and the Middle East — an initiative that is aligned with the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy. Through our partnership with Google Cloud and SnapLogic, we will put systems in place that will use data generated by smart devices in an optimal manner, allowing for data-driven decisions to be taken in real time. The result will be a rich set of insights that will go toward improving sustainability within The Sustainable City and beyond.”

Shift Technologies will leverage existing relationships with partner companies to automate the collection of data using an advanced data warehousing structure and engine for The Sustainable City. This will enable the city to venture into new areas of discovery by way of machine learning and generate findings that will progress upon sustainability in ground-breaking ways.

Faris Saeed, CEO of Diamond Developers — the company behind The Sustainable City — added: “We constantly monitor The Sustainable City’s performance but the real value of this data lies in extracting meaningful, actionable insights that will help us make real time decisions and constant improvements. Shift Technologies will help us to do just that and we are pleased to be working in partnership with a team that truly understands the power of digital disruption and tech-driven solutions.”

By providing a holistic and integrated approach, Shift Technologies offers an array of business-driven services to improve the performance and impact the bottom line of an organisation by delivering across the Digital Value Chain. The company’s services include design and architecture, platforms and solutions implementation, and omni-channel development — all using the latest tools and techniques to bring innovation to the forefront.

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About Shift Technologies:

Shift Technologies is the Digital Integrator, a new breed of service providers. Shift Technologies deliver digital transformation from strategy to architecture to execution, working with the world's leading technologies, imbibing the digital disruption. Shift Technologies works closely with a number of strategic partners including Google, leading the Middle East delivery of API Management Platforms based on Google’s Apigee Edge API Platform, and the wider Google Cloud solutions capabilities from Big Data

AI and Machine Learning. Shift Technologies is a new genre technology firm focused on enabling organizations to meet their digital transformation agenda. Working closely with clients, Shift Technologies identifies and delivers solutions that help clients improve performance through alignment of their information technologies and business functions. The company also works with OutSystems, the leading Low-Code Development Platform globally to deliver fast, fully integrated mobile and web apps and works with TIBCO on integration and business intelligence solutions. Shift Technologies is the exclusive representative of MEGA in the Middle East, the leading Enterprise Architecture, IT Portfolio Management and GRC platform, which is widely recognized by analysts and clients alike, and is also the Middle East representative of the Open Group, a vendor-independent and technology neutral consortium that focuses on “making standards work”.

About Sustainable City:

The Sustainable City in Dubai embraces the three pillars of sustainability; Social, Environmental, and Economic, across one all-inclusive and comprehensive community landscape. Providing a full array of residential wellness facilities and amenities that have no negative impact on the environment, a unique concept that redefines sustainable living through its energy efficient housing, first Net Zero Energy city, net Zero service or maintenance fees, green education and health care, eco-attractions and a full range of indoor and outdoor leisure activities, commercial, urban farming, and an Innovation Centre. With 46 hectares, the city is located in Dubailand on Al Qudra Road.

This year, The Sustainable City has been recognised as the ‘Best Mixed-Used Development in the Middle East’ and ‘Best Public Service in the Middle East’ at the International Property Awards, as well as the ‘Happiest Community’ in the gulf at the Gulf Real Estate Awards. Last year.

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