TECH BUYER Nov 2016 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US41863216
IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Smart Cities 2017 Predictions
By: Alison Brooks, Ph.D.Research Vice President, Smart Cities and Communities – Public Safety, Massimiliano Claps, Ruthbea YesnerVice President, IDC Government Insights and Smart Cities, Gerald WangHead, Asia Pacific Public Sector
This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for the 2017 Smart City agenda.
"The awareness of the potential of Smart Cities has grown exponentially over the past year. States, provinces, counties, cities, and national governments realize that they can positively alter the lives of millions of urban residents with the technology and data-driven opportunities digital transformation provides," states Ruthbea Yesner Clarke, global director, Smart Cities Strategies at IDC. "This transformation is not without challenges, as a broad ecosystems of partners must work together to implement complex initiatives, and this will affect the entire program life cycle from policies and regulation to worker training and process improvements."
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