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Innovation Friday: Finding Smart Solutions (The Potential & Risk of ICT)

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Audiovisual

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Bloomberg Philanthropies, New Delhi (2015)

Abstract:

The India Smart Cities Challenge is a competition for municipal leaders and their partners to promote economic opportunity in India, improve governance, and produce better results for urban residents.

In this webinar, participating cities hear from Anthony Townsend, urban planner and author of “SMART CITIES: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia”, see how cities identified the right ICT solutions and how to avoid mistakes that have been made, and learn how to apply similar approaches to assess if the ICT solution their city is considering is actually “Smart”.

Document Category: Smart Cities

The India Smart Cities Challenge is a competition for municipal leaders and their partners to promote economic opportunity in India, improve governance, and produce better results for urban residents.

In this webinar, participating cities hear from Anthony Townsend, urban planner and author of “SMART CITIES: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia”, see how cities identified the right ICT solutions and how to avoid mistakes that have been made, and learn how to apply similar approaches to assess if the ICT solution their city is considering is actually “Smart”.