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Laying the foundations for a smart, sustainable city

eriksson3This Ericsson White paper illustrates issues regarding the rise of the smart city and its journey towards a sustainable condition. It is pointed out that the process for a city to become smart, as long as sustainable, is a continuous constantly changing procedure that requires stakeholder engagement and innovative actions in most of its stages.

Old Oak & Park Royal: Smart strategy interim report

Old Oak & Park Royal: Smart strategy interim reportThis report, produced by Hypercat, is one of the outcomes out of thirty-seven workshops across six domains bringing together over 300 experts from a wide range of industries, academia and government. These workshops were used to crowdsource information and captured a wealth of information on how existing and future technologies, digital systems and/or other smart city solutions and approaches could transform Old Oak & Park Royal into a global leading location where people would want to live, work and visit.

Reforms to Accelerate the Development of India’ s Smart Cities

India4Reforms to Accelerate the Development of India’ s Smart Cities is a report prepared by the World Economic Forum, focusing on the challenges rising from the fast urbanization trends in India during the last years. As stated in the report, the rapid increase in India’ s urban population has not been accompanied by a similar transformation in urban infrastructure and service delivery capabilities.

Inspiring Future Cities & Urban Services

urban5This report, published by the World Economic Forum, focuses on the continuously increasing urbanization trend that characterizes most of the countries nowadays. It acknowledges the existing diversity between cities, due to demographical, geographical and governmental characteristics and tries to reveal new innovative ways in which services are delivered under the modern urban context.