Understanding Smart Cities: An Integrative Framework

Mon, 2013-02-25 10:48 -- Liz Enbysk

This paper written by academics at several North American universities proposes a framework to understand the concept of smart cities, suggesting directions and agendas for smart city research and outlining practical implications for government professionals. Specifically it identifies eight critical factors of smart city initiatives: management and organization, technology, governance, policy context, people and communities, economy, built infrastructure, and natural environment.

DATE: 
11/08/2011
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SIZE: 
9 pages