This paper summarizes the key challenges, emerging technology standards, and issues to be watched out for in the context of privacy and security in smart cities.
Recognizing that smart cities will take advantage of communication and sensor capabilities sewn into the cities’ infrastructures, this white paper argues that new solutions are absolutely necessary not only to improve the quality of daily-life with innovative efficient protocols but also in terms of privacy.
RFID (radio frequency identification) technologies can play a key role in waste management, but there are a number of challenges.
This paper takes the view that the smart city movement is about innovation comprised of technology, management and policy.
The Center for Technology in Government is working on new conceptual and analytical tools for governments to help them open government data in ways that improve government performance and create new value for citizens.
As city leaders and staff seek ways to communicate with and engage consumers, social networking cannot be overlooked.
This paper outlining a program focused on determining how technology can assist in decision-making for urban planning and risk analysis purposes will be of interest to city planners and others involved in urban design.
City leaders, particularly in Asia, interested in obtaining a keener understanding of their residents' lifestyle aspirations should consider this paper that details a growing fascination with lifestyle television as a sign of broader cultural and social shifts.
If as a city leader or planner you want to learn more about the smart city concept and what it entails, this research paper will help put it in context with definitions, examples and a conceptual framework.