DEWA adopts Smart Dubai’s ethical AI toolkit


The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has used Smart Dubai’s Ethical AI Toolkit on a total of 13 AI use cases across various departments, registering an average performance rate of 89.95% on complying with the Ethical AI Principles and Guidelines. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA Smart Dubai had developed the Ethical AI Toolkit to set clear guidelines on the ethical use of Artificial Intelligence to prevent having a fragmented, incoherent approach to ethics, where every entity sets its own rules. His Excellency Younus Al Nasser, Assistant Director General of Smart Dubai and CEO, Dubai Data Establishment, applauded DEWA’s progress in developing AI-based use cases in compliance with the Ethical AI Principles and Guidelines, stating: “Smart Dubai has a mission to drive the emirate’s rapid transformation into the ultimate smart city. Our main goal has always been people’s happiness and wellbeing; technology is our means to achieve this objective. With that in mind, Smart Dubai launched the Ethical AI Toolkit to guide and promote the responsible use of this breakthrough technology to develop advanced, human-centred services and initiatives.” “Smart Dubai more...