What Smart Cities are and research on ways to make cities more integrated and efficient in their operations and design in order to manifest the best practices for delivery of information , services and liveability.
A top 10 global ranking is included :
“The term “smart cities” is a bit ambiguous. Some people choose a narrow definition–i.e. cities that use information and communication technologies to deliver services to their citizens. I prefer a broader definition: Smart cities use information and communication technologies (ICT) to be more intelligent and efficient in the use of resources, resulting in cost and energy savings, improved service delivery and quality of life, and reduced environmental footprint–all supporting innovation and the low-carbon economy.”
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