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The Urban Data Exchange Will Be an Engine of Community and Ecosystem Innovation

Published: 27 March 2020

ID: G00361419

Analyst(s): Bettina Tratz-Ryan


Obtaining insights from data drives service innovation in intelligent urban ecosystems. Urban data exchanges are supporting government and cross-industry CIOs in smart cities to establish ecosystems benefiting citizens and industry by linking data with commercial or societal value.

Table Of Contents


  • Terminology
  • The Vision and the Environment
  • Moving Open Data to Meaningful Data
  • Well-Established Data Culture Will Create Contextualized Value
  • Learning From the Bleeding Edge
  • Objective: Empowering Citizens to Become Smart City Consumers
  • Management of Urban Data Exchanges and Marketplaces
  • Impact on Roles

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