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Innovation Insight: Smart City Aligns Technology Innovation to Citizen Expectations

Published: 12 October 2015

ID: G00290823

Analyst(s): Nagayoshi Nakano, Bettina Tratz-Ryan


Increased population density complicates the task of adjusting city infrastructure according to population growth. CIOs and urban planners should look to the Smart City as an innovative framework that uses ICT and IT/OT integration to build a sustainable citizen-centered service environment.

Table Of Contents
  • Recommendations for CIOs and Urban Planners


  • Smart City Definition
  • Smart City Description
  • Benefit and Uses
    • The Scope and Promise of a Smart City
    • Context
  • Business Impact
    • Scope of Deployment
    • Business Impact of Urban Development
    • IT Impact
    • Adoption Rate
  • Risks

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