Gartner Research

Growing Use of Video Poses Data Management Issues for Smart City CIOs and IT Leaders

Published: 29 July 2015

ID: G00278073

Analyst(s): Jeff Vining

Summary

Cities of the future will need strategies that combine the power of the Internet of Things with video to support communication, collaboration, security and operations. Municipal CIOs and IT leaders should plan now to deal with data management, including security and privacy strategies.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • As video becomes an integral part of day-to-day communication, municipal IT leaders must update data management to improve government services, and reduce security and privacy risks
  • The integration of multiple hardware and software components — driven by demand for improved communication collaboration and transparency — will require CIOs to adopt federated data management practices

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