December 30, 2015, Dubai, UAE: The Mobile App - Dubai Statistics Center (DSC) Citizen App - available both on iOS and Android won the 2015 Gold Stevie Award in the “Best Business / Government App” category. This award was judged by a panel of leading technology experts who had to judge from competing applications nominated under this category.

The end-to-end solution delivery of this App was owned by Torry Harris Business Solutions (THBS), in collaboration with Gulf Business Machines (GBM).

DSC provides smart and easy ways to navigate Dubai’s economic, demographic, social and population statistics through this application. Some of the key features, among others, of this bi-lingual citizen app are:

  • Providing information on socio-economic indicators of Dubai
  • Mapping different statistical information like population count, education details, shopping malls counts, building details, etc.
  • Generating statistical reports through the data provided by the center
  • DSC provides statistical, consulting and training services through this app, which can be subscribed to or requested by the citizens of the Emirates of Dubai for free
  • Income & expenditure module to plan an individual’s budget by identifying his/her monthly and annual income
  • Social sharing of the app screens from different modules

Commenting on this achievement, Manjunath G.K., Business Unit Head at Torry Harris Business Solutions, said, "We are honored by this acknowledgment from ‘The Stevies.’ This is a great achievement for DSC and we are proud to be a part of this innovative effort and thankful to DSC & GBM for the opportunity to build this Mobile App." He added, "Stevie award for this application is truly a global recognition of the hard work to build this information repository for the people of Dubai."

According to Rajneesh Datta, Service Delivery Manager at GBM, "It was a pleasure working with Torry Harris Business Solutions, who have been our long-term partners in delivering turn-key solutions in UAE. We look forward to many more such successful collaborations in the future."

About DSC:
Dubai Statistics Center (DSC) specializes in the construction of a modern and comprehensive statistical system and is the only official source for the collection, analysis and publication of Statistical information and data in the Emirate of Dubai adopting harmonized methodological international standards in the collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistical data. DSC is the first statistical center in the world that received both ISO Quality and Environmental Management systems ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004. For more information, please visit
About GBM:
Founded in 1990, Gulf Business Machines (GBM) is the leading IT solutions provider in the region fulfilling the IT requirements of local, regional and international organizations in the GCC. The company, which is ISO-9001 certified since 1999, has offices in the UAE (Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah), Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Pakistan. For more information, please visit
About THBS:
Torry Harris Business Solutions (THBS) is a New Jersey based multinational provider of business, technology and consulting services. It provides IT consulting and services in the areas of SOA/API, Mobility, Cloud Integration, Big Data and Digital Enablement. THBS has been appraised at level 5 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI Level 5) and its security management system is ISO 27001 certified. The company has its development center in Bangalore (India) and has offices in Bristol (UK), New Jersey (US), Dubai (UAE), Valencia (Spain), Munich (Germany), Paris (France), Vienna (Austria), Singapore and Gurgaon (India). Visit to know more about the company and its services.
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