Cities as Technologies: Using Data and Analytics to Grow From Smart to Brilliant

December 29, 2015 | State of the Market Report

“Smart”cities seek environmental sustainability, economic prosperity, and convenient, livable spaces – and Big Data and analytics vendors like IBM, SAP, and Oracle promise to help with sensors, dashboards, and other high technology solutions. Civic hackers, open data proponents, and social technologists are developing open data portals and holding hackathons to provide grassroots complements and competitors. Like any complex technology, cities are assembled from component technologies, and they must be architected to learn – by being open and receptive to tomorrow’s disruptive technologies.

Coverage Area

  • Digital Transformation

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Landscape
  • Analysis
  • Outlook
  • Endnotes

Lead Analysts

Alex Herceg, P. Eng.
Analyst
Mark Bunger
VP of Research

Contributors