In coordination with the Prime Minister’s Office, and as part of the continuous enhancement of the Government Enablers’ Indicators, that are being evaluated at the various Federal Entities, it has been approved, to launch the Data Maturity Index 2020 as part of the E-Government/Smart Government Enabler. FCSC has been assigned as the facilitating Authority to manage and evaluate this indictor within the different Federal Entities of UAE.

The Goal

This indicator aims to enhance the ability of the Federal Government Entities to manage and administer up-to-date and high-quality data to the Decision Makers, in accordance to the International standards & best practices.

The aim is to evaluate and monitor the performance of those Federal Entities in fulfilling the requirements of the National Agenda, The International Competiveness Indicators and the necessity to provide data for the purposes of planning & development of policies.

DMI Dimensions

The index is divided into 3 main dimensions that represent the main pillars of data management in the Federal Entities. The weightage has been defined in accordance to the importance of each dimension as follows:


DMI Pillars

The Data Maturity Index adopts a set of pillars that achieve Corporate Leadership and Government Efficiency.​


Reference Documents

Data Maturity Index – Technical Manual - click here​​

Data Management Team – Responsibilities & Required Qualifications - click here

The Administrative Classification of Data Manual - click here

Government Data Quality - click here

Data Exchange (EDN) - click here

For inquires and more details on the indicator, please contact fcsadmi@fcsc.gov.ae ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​