Gartner Research

Market Insight: 'Smart Cities' in Emerging Markets

Published: 12 November 2010

ID: G00206897

Analyst(s): Luis Anavitarte, Bettina Tratz-Ryan


This research note introduces into the marketplace perspectives that we consider indispensable for vendors interested in launching their technologies and services under a "smart city" concept in emerging markets.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • The Focus of This Note
  • Smart City
  • What Is a Smart City?
  • What Is a Smart City Project?
  • Selecting Smart City Prospects
  • Who Starts a Smart City Project?
  • Behavior
  • Ecosystem
    • Government and Its Challenges
    • Channel Partners
    • Financial Institutions
    • Other Players?

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