Citizen app My Smart City has won the award for best enterprise solution in this year’s 2022 MTN App Of The Year Award.
My Smart City app is an app that allows city residents to engage service providers within a city.
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The service providers can include municipal services, emergency services, and events around a city.
The app allows locals to have a conversation with key stakeholders to share ideas in order to improve the services of the city.
The app is available on Android, iOS and Web.
Winning the award
The My Smart City app designed to build better cities, was entered into the MTN Business App of the year awards, which celebrates out of the box thinking to bring positive change.
Among 1 700 entries across the continent which focus on providing solutions for economic social and business sectors, the My Smart City app was shortlisted to 140 finalists.
Best Enterprise Solution
The best enterprise solution category includes tech focused solutions for business challenges.
My smart City won the award believed to have addressed some of the issues.
“We developed the My Smart City platform to provide smart solutions to societal and economic issues in South Africa using technology,” said Kennedy Mogotsi, COO of Acumen Software.
“The platform allows citizens to improve their communities by engaging municipal and private service providers. We are elated this privately funded initiative continues to gain traction and effect positive change in our cities.”
The app allows more than 50 000 citizens to track their logged issues in real time from the platform.
This translates to real action including meaningful change.
“We’re incredibly proud to receive this award, a win for us and South African citizens. We continue to pursue meaningful change in our metropolitan areas with no intention of slowing down but speeding things up”, said Joao Zoio, CEO of Acumen Software.
Established in 2006, Acumen software is a software development and business consulting company.