The explosive growth of urban population has posed a pressing challenge to resource utilization and distribution for the city governments. As a result, cities around the world have been cautiously implementing their smart city initiatives. However, difficulties remain ahead while new business models are yet to be discovered. This report examines the rise of smart cities, key success factors, as well as business opportunities and challenges.
List of Topics
- Driving factors of smart cities, touching on social, technological, political, and economic aspects.
- Six key success factors of smart city initiatives
- Business opportunities via case studies, including smart buildings, social security, transportation, bus, restaurants, healthcare, learning, factory, etc.