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Market Trends: Collaboration Is the Key to Service Providers' Success in Smart City Projects

Published: 25 April 2016

ID: G00300788

Analyst(s): Vishal Tripathi, Ganesh Ramamoorthy


The Indian government has focused strongly on the development of smart cities in an effort to improve the quality of citizen life through smart solutions. Smart city strategic planners should form partnerships to help them deliver these complex solutions seamlessly and stay profitable.

Table Of Contents


  • Designated Smart Cities
  • Challenges and Differences in Approach

Market Trend

  • Smart City Solution Priorities
  • Technology Investments
  • Smart City Projects, 2016
  • Target Key Decision Makers
  • Form Partnerships and Build Ecosystems
  • Consider New Business Models
  • Measurement for Citizen Impact and Benefit

Contrarian View

  • Funding and Lack of Knowledge

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