Where is the smartest city in the world? What does it look like today? How will it look in the future? These are the questions we set out to answer in Engineering and Technology Magazine’s Smart City Issue.
The following case study by M. Fitzgerald, published on MIT Sloan Management Review, on May 2016, presents an inside analysis into Amsterdam’s Smart City Initiative. This case study is part of a series of MIT SMR-produced stories exploring the analytically-driven organization. The story is based, in part, on interviews with public- and private-sector executives. Both the featured company and the case study sponsor reviewed this case study prior to publication.
European Commission just released the 2016 European Digital Progress Report, in which an unequal progress towards the Digital Single Market is observed. More specifically, Member States seem to be at very different stages of development regarding the digital economy.
During the 18th annual session of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD), Smart Cities and Infrastructure, was selected as one of the priority themes for the 2015-16 period. The objective of this paper, prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat, is to illustrate the key role of STI, including ICT, in the development of a smart city and its infrastructure.
The purpose of City Lab Prague report is to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the city regarding aspects of smart and sustainable development. It also reveals possible opportunities and barriers arising through this development process that need to be exploited or overcome, respectively.
This report is Canada’s first national digital talent strategy aiming to shed light on country’s digital opportunities and challenges. Digital talent is faced as one of the most crucial advantages within the framework of a global economy. This report was written by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC).
This 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.