As more urban areas commit to smart cities upgrades and the technologies they'll need to accomplish those transformations, it becomes increasingly clear success depends on one key element: connectivity. While the thought of planning and developing a connected network for your city may seem daunting, other cities are doing it. You don’t have to go it alone. And the benefits might surprise you.
Tokyo takes the top spot, according to a new survey. While that may surprise some, here's another surprise -- only one U.S. city made the list and it's ultra-trendy (and much smaller) Portland, Oregon. Read what a life-long Portlander has to say about that.