Best Applications for Smart Devices


The Best Applications for Smart Devices award recognizes public and private 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 or private entity, or a Non-Government Organization 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.

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.
  • Feedback collection mechanism from end-users for improvement purposes.
  • Application security (ePayment transactions, information, and customer data).
  • Customer support.
  • Compliance with W3C standards for mobile applications.