Every project that results in the construction of a building that is not a “smart” is a project in which money savings has been lost, unnecessary natural resources have been consumed, and social improvements have not been delivered to citizens.
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A city can consider itself successful only when it provides opportunities for all its citizens to have access to mobility, public health, learning and housing, while taking care of the environment.
Whether you live in a small town or large metropolis, you might be noticing profound changes in the way you interact with local government. Cities around the world – from San Francisco to Singapore and many in between – are leveraging emerging technologies to deploy smart, connected cities.
To really move the needle in a way that sustainably transforms the organizational culture to a data-driven one, agencies need to progress beyond these initial ad-hoc use cases. They can do this by strategically harnessing the creativity and operational know-how of departmental staff to identify analytics opportunities enterprise-wide.
Smart cities are ultimately highly integrated, outcomes-driven operations that want to make the most of their data to improve the citizen experience.
Smart cities connect information and communication technologies to share data. To get there, cities must invest in smart data management.
The 4th annual Smart Cities Week Conference and Exhibition returns to Washington, D.C. on October 2-4 and will focus on collaboration as the cornerstone of a smart city.
Journalist Scott Fulton III describes fifth-generation wireless, or 5G, as “a capital improvement project the size of the entire planet.” He’s not wrong. And it’s coming fast.
IoT has become synonymous to a smart city. But as any city that has deployed IoT can attest, becoming a smart city requires more than that.
What exactly is the internet of things? We asked government experts for their own definitions.