This IDC Government Insights Perspective describes key Smart City activities across Europe that occurred between April and June 2019. The study provides insight into major ICT contracts, projects, and pilots, product announcements, and business developments. The document looks at the main initiatives of European cities based around five common strategic city goals — namely, economic development and civic engagement, sustainable planning and administration, data-driven public safety, resilient energy and infrastructure, and intelligent transport.
"IT vendors and services providers should gain insights into the challenges that cities face and evaluate the strategic goals of municipalities in Europe." — Senior Research Analyst Julia Neuschmid, IDC Government Insights