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How to Begin Integrating Wearable Devices Into Smart City Governments

Published: 11 June 2015

ID: G00277270

Analyst(s): Jeff Vining


Wearable devices show real promise in many areas of government, but CIOs need to ensure they invest in wearable projects that not only improve services, but also motivate employees and citizens to use them. We look at wearable device projects as the bridge between strategies and desired outcomes.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Wearables are new and relatively untested by municipal governments, pushing CIOs to gain insight on how best to deploy them and integrate them into established systems to improve service delivery, efficiency and sustainability
  • Architecture and privacy concerns will require CIOs to prepare a well-thought-out policy for wearable operational procedures

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