Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Smart City Technologies and Solutions, 2017

Published: 02 August 2017

ID: G00314338

Analyst(s): Bettina Tratz-Ryan


Smart city programs should be designed to achieve holistic objectives, with initiatives that are outcome-focused. This report helps local government CIOs, urban planners and smart city strategists assess emerging technologies and solutions to determine how they contribute to success.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Data Marketplace
    • City Operations Center
    • Civic and Community Development
    • Digital Ethics
  • At the Peak
    • Digital Security
    • Sustainability and COP21
    • Smart Monitoring for Public Infrastructures
    • Greenfield Smart City Framework
    • IoT Platform
    • Blockchain in Government
    • Smart Parking Strategies
    • Connected Home
    • Internet of Things
    • LPWA
    • Smart City Framework
    • Smart Transportation
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Water Management
    • Car-Sharing Services
    • Building Controls and Management
    • Microgrids
    • Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications
    • Distributed Generation
    • Smart Lighting
    • Intelligent Lamppost
    • Big Data
    • Health Information Exchange
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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