If you want your city to remain competitive, you need to start looking at data as an asset. The Internet of Things connects systems and devices and delivers data to help you better manage your city. It provides new opportunities for your city to deliver better citizen services and improve city operation.
Don’t wait because the Internet of Things is not a futuristic technology trend. It’s here today and many cities have started the journey.
A new guide, ‘10 Reasons Your City Needs A Strategy To Capitalise On The Internet Of Things‘ describes why your city needs a strategy today and how cities are taking small steps that can make a big impact, such as:
- Linking police, fire and medical through a unified data platform that enables faster emergency response
- Offering an intelligent car-sharing service to relieve traffic, reduce pollution and generate new revenue
- Equip city buildings with sensors that track energy consumption
- Provide citizens with city bus schedules and real-time alerts on mobile devices
Does your city have a strategy to capitalise on the Internet of Things? Download this new guide and start mapping out your city’s journey today.
This story was first published on FutureGov on Mar 12, 2015.