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Market Trends: How Technology and Service Providers Can Capitalize on Smart City Projects in Japan

Published: 15 November 2013

ID: G00258040

Analyst(s): Nagayoshi Nakano


Excellent TSP ecosystems are fundamental to the success of smart city businesses. TSP product managers should consider the smart city vision of the Yokohama smart city project, improve ecosystems, set up partnerships, conduct audits and clarify value propositions.

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Market Trend

  • Value Chain Framework for the Smart City Market
  • Why the Value Chain Framework and Ecosystem Are Important
    • Implications for TSPs
    • Recommendation for TSPs
  • An Ecosystem in the Yokohama Smart City Project
  • The Model That Will Be Deployed to Other Cities in Japan or Abroad
  • An Opportunity to Generate New Smart City Models

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