An indicator for qualifying Smart Cities

An indicator for qualifying Smart Cities

Many of us are talking about the Smart City concept. Quite literally, this is an intelligent city, meeting the needs of its citizens by making full use of information and communication technologies. It’s made the headlines, it fuels conversations and is fodder for Council projects. Yet, we are still lacking in markers and points of reference to be able to qualify a city’s level of maturity. Continue reading

Smart cities: how are they created?

The approach consists of rethinking an area, a city or, a district by complementing the social, urban planning and political vision with a digital vision.

The smart city is a topic that is simultaneously inspiring, enchanting and scary.
The smart city deals with global issues: environment, urban investment, bread and butter issues which affect each and every one of us. Continue reading