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Understanding Smart Cities A Tool for Smart Government or an Industrial Trick

Understanding Smart Cities  A Tool for Smart Government or an Industrial Trick
  • Author : Leonidas G. Anthopoulos
  • Publsiher : Springer
  • Release : 13 April 2017
  • ISBN : 3319570153
  • Pages : 293 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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This book investigates the role of smart cities in the broader context of urban innovation and e-government, identifies what a smart city is in practice and highlights their importance to the welfare of society. The book offers specific, measurable, and action-oriented public sector planning and management principles and ideas for smart governance in the era of global urbanization and innovation to help with the challenges in maintaining the democratic system of checks and balances as well as the division of powers in a highly interconnected world. The book will be of interest researchers, practitioners, students, and public sector IT professionals that work within innovation management, public administration, urban technologies and urban innovation, and public local administration studies.


Understanding Smart Cities: A Tool for Smart Government or an Industrial Trick?

Understanding Smart Cities: A Tool for Smart Government or an Industrial Trick?
  • Author : Leonidas G. Anthopoulos
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 13 April 2017
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Smart Cities: A Tool for Smart Government or an Industrial Trick?

This book investigates the role of smart cities in the broader context of urban innovation and e-government, identifies what a smart city is in practice and highlights their importance to the welfare of society. The book offers specific, measurable, and action-oriented public sector planning and management principles and ideas for smart governance in the era of global urbanization and innovation to help with the challenges in maintaining the democratic system of checks and balances as well as the division of


Smart City Emergence

Smart City Emergence
  • Author : Leonidas Anthopoulos
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 June 2019
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Smart City Emergence: Cases from Around the World analyzes how smart cities are currently being conceptualized and implemented, examining the theoretical underpinnings and technologies that connect theory with tangible practice achievements. Using numerous cities from different regions around the globe, the book compares how smart cities of different sizes are evolving in different countries and continents. In addition, it examines the challenges cities face as they adopt the smart city concept, separating fact from fiction, with insights from scholars, government


Inside Smart Cities

Inside Smart Cities
  • Author : Andrew Karvonen,Federico Cugurullo,Federico Caprotti
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 September 2018
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The era of the smart city has arrived. Only a decade ago, the promise of optimising urban services through the widespread application of information and communication technologies was largely a techno-utopian fantasy. Today, smart urbanisation is occurring via urban projects, policies and visions in hundreds of cities around the globe. Inside Smart Cities provides real-world evidence on how local authorities, small and medium enterprises, corporations, utility providers and civil society groups are creating smart cities at the neighbourhood, city and


Smart Growth and Sustainable Transport in Cities

Smart Growth and Sustainable Transport in Cities
  • Author : Amir Shakibamanesh,Mahshid Ghorbanian,Seyed Navid Mashhadi Moghadam
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 September 2019
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This book delves into the urban planning theory of “smart growth” to encourage the creation of smart cities, where compact urban spaces are optimized to create transit-oriented, pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly areas, with a clear focus on developing a sustainable, humanistic transport system. Over the last century, increased demographic changes and use of motor vehicles in the wake of “urbanization” led to the rapid expansion of cities, giving rise to economic, social and environmental problems. Sprawls and extension into natural areas


Smart Cities

Smart Cities
  • Author : Oliver Gassmann,Jonas Böhm,Maximilian Palmié
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 14 June 2019
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Transforming cities through digital innovations is becoming an imperative for every city. However, city ecosystems widely struggle to start, manage and execute the transformation. This book aims to give a comprehensive overview of all facets of the Smart City transformation and provides concrete tools, checklists, and guiding frameworks.


Smart Cities

Smart Cities
  • Author : Antoine Picon
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 November 2015
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As cities compete globally, the Smart City has been touted as the important new strategic driver for regeneration and growth. Smart Cities are employing information and communication technologies in the quest for sustainable economic development and the fostering of new forms of collective life. This has made the Smart City an essential focus for engineers, architects, urban designers, urban planners, and politicians, as well as businesses such as CISCO, IBM and Siemens. Despite its broad appeal, few comprehensive books have



Street Smart

Street Smart
  • Author : Samuel I. Schwartz
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release : 18 August 2015
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With wit and sharp insight, former Traffic Commissioner of New York City, Sam Schwartz a.k.a. “Gridlock Sam,” one of the most respected transportation engineers in the world and consummate insider in NYC political circles, uncovers how American cities became so beholden to cars and why the current shift away from that trend will forever alter America's urban landscapes, marking nothing short of a revolution in how we get from place to place. When Sam Schwartz was growing up



Smart Sustainable Cities of the Future

Smart Sustainable Cities of the Future
  • Author : Simon Elias Bibri
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 February 2018
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This book is intended to help explore the field of smart sustainable cities in its complexity, heterogeneity, and breadth, the many faces of a topical subject of major importance for the future that encompasses so much of modern urban life in an increasingly computerized and urbanized world. Indeed, sustainable urban development is currently at the center of debate in light of several ICT visions becoming achievable and deployable computing paradigms, and shaping the way cities will evolve in the future


Smart City Emergence

Smart City Emergence
  • Author : Leonidas Anthopoulos
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKSmart City Emergence

Smart City Emergence: Cases from Around the World analyzes how smart cities are currently being conceptualized and implemented, examining the theoretical underpinnings and technologies that connect theory with tangible practice achievements. Using numerous cities from different regions around the globe, the book compares how smart cities of different sizes are evolving in different countries and continents. In addition, it examines the challenges cities face as they adopt the smart city concept, separating fact from fiction, with insights from scholars, government


The Smart Enough City

The Smart Enough City
  • Author : Ben Green
  • Publisher : Strong Ideas
  • Release : 18 February 2020
GET THIS BOOKThe Smart Enough City

Smart cities, where technology is used to solve every problem, are hailed as futuristic urban Utopias. But in The Smart Enough City, Ben Green warns against seeing the city only through the lens of technology. In a technology-centric smart city, self-driving cars have the run of downtown and force out pedestrians, civic engagement is limited to requesting services through an app, police use algorithms to justify and perpetuate racist practices, and governments and private companies surveil public space to control


Smart Cities, Smart Future

Smart Cities, Smart Future
  • Author : Mike Barlow,Cornelia Levy-Bencheton
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 October 2018
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Are you curious about smart cities? You should be! By mid-century, two-thirds of us will live in cities. The world of tomorrow will be a world of cities. But will they be smart cities? Smart cities are complex blends of technologies, systems and services designed and orchestrated to help people lead productive, fulfilling, safe and happy lives. This remarkable book is a window into our shared future. In crisp language and sharp detail, Mike Barlow and Cornelia Lévy-Bencheton explain


Building Smart Cities

Building Smart Cities
  • Author : Carol L. Stimmel
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 August 2015
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The term "smart city" defines the new urban environment, one that is designed for performance through information and communication technologies. Given that the majority of people across the world will live in urban environments within the next few decades, it's not surprising that massive effort and investment is being placed into efforts to devel


Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Smart Cities

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Smart Cities
  • Author : Vanessa Ratten
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 June 2017
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There has been increased emphasis on smart cities due to the economic, environmental and technological shifts that have impacted on society. This book focuses on how cities are becoming smarter, more innovative and entrepreneurial due to the increased pressures placed on them from societal changes in the global business environment. The book defines a smart city as an urban or rural development that integrates technology to enhance a city’s assets, which may include community services, parkland, education, transportation and