Forrester’s Smart City Tweet Jam
They touched on a range of issues from the definitions of a “city” and a “smart city” and the evolution toward the goal of becoming smart to the challenges city leaders face and the business models that enable adoption of technology-based solutions. They ended with a contrarian view that “smart cities” might just be a fade. But that was quickly refuted with reminders of the growing challenges faced by cities and the imperative of facing these challenges in a sustainable manner.
Jennifer Belissent, a Senior Analyst in Forrester Research provides some excerpts from the conversation along with a visual representation of the key words and topics discussed during the Tweet Jam: