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Establish an Urban Data Exchange for Smart Cities

Published: 26 March 2020

ID: G00377302

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


Data’s value depends on its quality and the context needed to support the service and business requirements of all stakeholders in a smart city ecosystem. CIOs in government and industry building data-driven decision and business models need to understand data exchanges to succeed in a data economy.

Table Of Contents


  • Data Access to Drive Digital Citizen Equity
  • The Data Exchange-Marketplace Architecture
    • Data Orchestration Architecture
    • Business Model Orchestration
    • Visualization, User Dashboards and Applications
  • Smart Data Will Fuel Contextualized Business Value for an Intelligent Urban Ecosystem
    • Copenhagen, Testbed for Data Exchanges to Learn From
    • Case Study: Leeds Council
    • Business Benefits — Private Sector/Businesses
    • Business Benefits — Citizens

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