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Turning Smart Cities Into Intelligent Urban Ecosystems

Published: 26 June 2018

ID: G00342121

Analyst(s): Bill Finnerty , Bettina Tratz-Ryan


Current smart city strategies are inadequate if governments, businesses and citizens want to benefit from the broader value of an intelligent urban ecosystem. CIOs and their stakeholders driving digital transformation need to develop a data-focused urban infrastructure and citizen service strategy.

Table Of Contents


  • Smart City and Intelligent Urban Ecosystem Definition and Scope
  • Supporting Intelligent Ecosystems Through Context and Data
    • Data Exchange Across the Ecosystem Will Spur Urban Innovation
  • The Impact of Smart City and Intelligent Urban Ecosystems
    • Business Impact
    • Technology Impact

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