Best Applications for Smart Devices


The Best Applications for Smart Devices award recognizes the government entities that provide a smart device application to their end users with an aim to reduce cost, time, and effort in accomplishing a task or a series of tasks.

Entry criteria

  • The applicant must be categorized as a public entity in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • The applicant should use technical solutions that are in line with the terms of the award.
  • The application should be operational and accessible at the time of application submission and available in global application store(s).

Evaluation Criteria

  • Impact of application on society
  • Demonstrates cost savings and efficiency solutions concerning resources and time
  • Demonstrates problem-solving techniques and service improvement opportunities
  • Compatibility of the app on most platforms
  • Creative use and utilization of relevant mobile technologies
  • Implementation of a continuous improvement plan
  • Showcase the degree of effectiveness and customer satisfaction (volume, value, distribution, statistics & figures, market share and other success factors)
  • Provides an effective communication mechanism with the Audience
  • Application security (ePayment transactions, information, and customer data)
  • Customer Support
  • Compliance with W3C standards for mobile applications