CABA Information Series

(IS-2012-120) Information Marketplaces - The New Economics of Cities

Cities have for centuries developed solutions for the physical aspects of urbanity but the use of information has just started. To use information as an asset in creating smart cities is necessary and there is a huge amount of information or raw data collected in a city that can be refined and used by entrepreneurs to create values and benefits for citizens. The report discusses how to connect smart cities to values and how to build city value chains. Examples from NY, Rome and London and other cities are provided on how information has been used to create values for the city and the citizen.






















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