Digital Dubai awarded great place to work certificate

Tariq Al Janahi, Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Enablement Sector at Digital Dubai (2nd R), receiving award from Rawan Wehbe, Regional Customer Relationship Manager, Great Place to Work®
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Dubai: Digital Dubai, information technology hub in the emirate, has been recognised with the ‘Great Place to Work Certificate’ by the Global Authority on Workplace Culture (Great Place to Work®).

The award has been given in acknowledgement of Digital Dubai’s outstanding efforts in cultivating a work environment that aligns with the highest international standards and organisational objectives. The achievement underscores Digital Dubai’s commitment to foster job satisfaction, harmony, and productivity, while nurturing creativity, efficiency, and teamwork.


Digital Dubai has successfully met all the criteria established by the Global Authority on Workplace Culture, with particular emphasis on fostering a sense of purpose and pride among employees in contributing to the Authority’s mission and strategic objectives. This certification serves as a validation of Digital Dubai’s practices aimed at ensuring a high-quality work environment, promoting cohesion, and fostering alignment across diverse roles and locations within its umbrella, which includes the Dubai Electronic Security Centre, the Dubai Data and Statistics Establishment, and the Digital Dubai Government Establishment.

Work environment

Tariq Al Janahi, Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Enablement Sector at Digital Dubai, said: “The Dubai government has laid the groundwork for its institutions to excel in various domains, including creating a harmonious and fulfilling work environment. At Digital Dubai, we prioritise the holistic happiness equation, which revolves around employees, customers, and society at large, all moving forward in line with Dubai’s vision of being an exceptional place to live and work.”

Al Janahi added that the international recognition reflects the collaborative spirit embodied by Digital Dubai’s workforce, their professionalism, institutional loyalty, and their belief in the substantial value they contribute to the organisation.

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Collective voice

Ibrahim Mougharbel, Managing Director of UAE, Great Place to Work® Middle East, expressed his delight in congratulating Digital Dubai for winning the certificate. He emphasised the collective voice of the Authority’s employees, highlighting their affirmation of the positive working environment fostered by the organisation and their sense of pride in contributing to the community through Digital Dubai.

With this distinction, Digital Dubai joins an esteemed roster of international institutions globally recognised for their outstanding work environments, alongside prominent companies featured on the Forbes list.

The Global Authority on Workplace Culture evaluates organisations based on the principle of trust, drawing upon over three decades of experience in assessing employees’ confidence in their workplace and belief in organisational objectives. The Trust Index Survey, implemented by the Authority, serves as a cornerstone in this evaluation process.

Digital Dubai

Digital Dubai was established by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in June 2021 to develop and oversee the implementation of policies and strategies that govern all matters related to Dubai’s information technology, data, digital transformation, and cyber-security. Digital Dubai brings together the expertise of four entities