DCS Receives World Summit Award for Digital Innovation

Media Release






DIRECTIVE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. (DCS) of Canada is among the 40 winners of international World Summit Award, showcasing the world’s best practices in digital innovation with impact on society

Toronto, Canada, November 6, 2017

World Summit Awards present a global spectre of change making projects ranging from big data for tourism to organ 3d printing, from a job-platform focusing on female tech talent to empowering smallholder farms – no matter what the technology, it’s the unique content that makes this top 40 exceptional.

“We are honored by this award and to be recognized by the World Summit Organization as one of the next generation of digital innovations in the category of Smart Settlements and Urbanization, said Lee Poskanzer, CEO and Founder of Directive Communications System.    “With the explosive growth in personal digital assets and online accounts, our vision was to provide a lawful, effective and secure way for estate professionals and individuals to organize and protect these essential assets with personal directives to ensure comprehensive estate planning with the added benefit of minimizing ID theft and fraud.”

40 Winners from 23 countries, selected from over 400 nominations from 180 countries.

WSA 2017 once more presents a diameter of digital innovation from Chile to Malaysia, from Nigeria to Finland. Be it a miniature AED machine with diagnostic app, an environmental behaviour training game, or a tiny programmable computer that helps/encourages school children to learn to code, the WSA Winners 2017 offer a vast spectre of digital innovation globally.

The WSA winner’s 2017 list is manifold, offers many more jewels of innovation, and above is just a small selection.

The WSA winners 2017 will present their innovations and receive their awards at the WSA Global Congress in Vienna, Austria (March 20-22 2018). The agenda of the WSA Congress will be a compilation of interaction and inspiration, assembling workshops, business blind-dates and inspiring keynotes, bringing together the global and multi-stakeholder network of WSA.

WSA promotes and recognizes the uniqueness of digital innovation with impact on society. 

The WSA winners were selected by a Jury of international ICT experts in two democratic rounds. Each UN Member State is eligible to nominate one product per category for the World Summit Award. This way any nomination results from a national pre-selection prior to the international WSA Jury.

Amid 39 projects from 24 countries Directive Communication Systems will be honoured with the World Summit Award. In front of UN representatives, ICT ministries and the private sector Directive Communication Systems will receive their Award in SMART SETTLEMENTS & URBANIZATION at the World Summit Global Congress in Vienna.

“To drive meaningful and relevant digital innovation, you have to serve local needs and compare with global excellence. With the WSA we recognize innovation of tomorrow already today. This year’s winners are an excellent selection of this momentum, matching local solutions to local needs, with global relevance. WSA highlights the diversity and excellence in digital content with impact on society.”, WSA Chairman Peter A. Bruck states.

The agenda of the WSA Global Congress will be a compilation of interaction and inspiration, assembling workshops, business blind-dates and infamous keynotes, bringing together UN and governmental representatives, privates sector and innovators.


About the WSA

The World Summit Award is a global initiative within the framework of the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). WSA is the only ICT event worldwide, that reaches the mobile community in over 180 countries.

Visit us on www.worldsummitawards.org, facebook.com/WorldSummitAwards and twitter.com/WSAoffice, #WSA17


About DCS

Directive Communication Systems (DCS) is the market- leading guardian of digital assets.  We serve estate professionals and individuals planning their estates, loved ones left behind, fiduciaries and website owners.  DCS is the only digital asset and directives service to meet requirements of federal and state laws and website Terms of Service.

Visit us at  http://www.directivecommunications.com and Twitter: @directivecom


Media Contact World Summit Awards:

Manuela Wagner
Network Development & Communications,
World Summit Awards



Media Contact Directive Communication Systems :

Lee Poskanzer
Directive Communication Systems, Inc.


Read full release here …