Gartner Research

Industry Data Governance Is Key to Developing a Smart City Platform

Published: 08 November 2017

ID: G00325170

Analyst(s): Bettina Tratz-Ryan , Cathleen Blanton

Summary

Assessing the quality and ownership of data, as well as oversight and orchestration of data sources, will become a critical catalyst for smart city execution confidence. Local government CIOs should apply data governance to create a data mentality for information management and citizen engagement.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

  • Industrial Data Governance Is Driving Data Exchange in Ecosystems
  • The IDG and Context of Smart Cities: Local Government/Smart Community Governance

Impacts and Recommendations

  • CIOs will be pressured to create data governance within the documentation of a smart city roadmap, in order to turn mass data into information valuable for real-time use cases and successful implementation
  • The requirement for data orchestration to achieve internal performance goals and citizen engagement will drive CIOs to establish data quality management processes

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