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Data Governance and User Context Are Pillars of Sustainable Data Marketplaces in Cities

Published: 12 July 2017

ID: G00315170

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


The value of data depends largely on its quality and context. Government CIOs must work with key smart city stakeholders to transform to digital local government by designing governance processes that support contextually meaningful services to citizens and businesses.

Table Of Contents


  • The Marketplace Architecture
    • Data Orchestration Architecture
    • Business Model Platforms
    • Visualization, User Dashboards and Applications
  • The Greater and Smarter the Data, the Higher the Contextualized Business Value
    • Business Benefits — Private Sector/Businesses
    • Business Benefits — Citizens

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