In India, new growth centers are emerging beyond the country's six emerging metros. As growth shifts to smaller second- and third-tier cities, smart cities efforts need to be refocused on these emerging cities before growth overruns them. This report profiles 20 cities that are poised to emerge as smart cities.
Smart City Examples
In 2013, Smart Cities Council member ABB and Silicon Valley Power (SVP) opened a multi-use communications network that provides free public outdoor Wi-Fi access through the city of Santa Clara. City leaders contemplating a similar move will want to read about SVP's experience.
This presentation on Dublin, Ireland's smart city initiatives will interest city leaders and urban planners interested in real-life examples of how technology can be deployed to improve the efficiency of public services - from using mobile phones to pay for parking on city streets to installing smart water meters to support resource optimization.
City leaders, urban planners and citizens facing similar challenges can gain insight from this report outlining how Nairobi should turn to the latest technologies and global best practices to transform itself into a smarter and more efficient city as it strives to cope with an expanding population and become a major African business hub.