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Industry Vision: The Local Government Data Marketplace Will Be an Engine of Community Innovation

Published: 23 August 2016

ID: G00307944

Analyst(s): Rick Howard , Bettina Tratz-Ryan


The ability to obtain insight from information drives innovation and competition. Local government data marketplaces are interactive exchange platforms that government CIOs can develop in smart cities to benefit citizens, industry and government by linking data with commercial or societal value.

Table Of Contents


  • The Vision and the Environment
  • Industry Vision Report
    • Moving Open Data to Meaningful Data
    • Objective: Empowering Citizens to Become Smart City Consumers
    • City Data Marketplaces as Retail Interaction Test Beds
    • Impact on Roles

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