TECH BUYER Oct 2018 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US42449818
IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Smart Cities and Communities 2019 Predictions
By: Ruthbea YesnerVice President, IDC Government Insights and Smart Cities, Alison Brooks, Ph.D.Research Vice President, Smart Cities and Communities – Public Safety, Adelaide O'BrienResearch Director, Government Digital Transformation Strategies, Jan AlexaResearch Manager, Mark Zannoni, Chris Pennell, Gerald WangHead, Asia Pacific Public Sector, Akira MuranishiGroup Manager, IT Spending, IDC Japan
This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 Smart City and Communities predictions for 2019. The IDC Smart Cities and Communities team outlines key recommendations for government leaders who want to understand trends impacting IT investments and determine the best course for strategic planning.
"The digital transformation of urban areas around the world is under way. With investment in Smart City solutions growing to $158 billion by 2022, cities and communities must now begin to strategically think about how to tie technology innovation to outcomes and how to coordinate departmental initiatives for citywide impact," says Ruthbea Yesner, vice president, IDC Government Insights. "IDC's Smart Cities and Communities predictions represent our collective thinking on the major trends that will impact urban areas for the next five years."
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