The landmark Smart Cities Readiness Guide, relied on by cities from Hartford to Dubai and Mauritius to Yinchuan, is now available in a new web-based edition, making the resource even more valuable for your efforts to make your city more livable, workable and sustainable. Check out what’s new.
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Writing on the EDF Energy Exchange blog, Kate Zerrenner reviews the energy and water chapters of the Smart Cities Readiness Guide.
Cities Today interviews Jesse Berst, Smart Cities Council Chairman, and James Denton-Brown, civil infrastructure planning manager at Bechtel, on the Smart Cities Readiness Guide.
Two publications highlight Bechtel's role as a Council Lead Partner and the company's participation in the development of the Smart Cities Readiness Guide. Click for excerpts from Project magazine and ConstruTech.
A city’s attractiveness is directly related to its ability to offer the services that support growth and create competitive differentiation. In this excerpt from the Smart Cities Readiness Guide, read six ways state-of-the-art telecommunications help cities prosper.
What captured the interest of smart cities enthusiasts last year? Even though it wasn't released until November, the Council's Smart Cities Readiness Guide took the No. 1 spot when we ran the numbers to see what got the most clicks on our website in 2013. See what else made the top 13.
The summit was inaugurated by Chief Guest P.P Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India. He emphasised on the government’s Digital India initiatives.
The India Readiness Guide has over 400 pages and total of fourteen chapters. There are more than 80 relevant case studies, with half of them focusing on the Indian context as well as some providing a global perspective. Case studies cited include those from Pune, Delhi, Kolkata, Surat, Jabalpur, Hyderabad, Indore etc.
The Smart Cities Readiness Guide is the first collaborative and comprehensive framework for a smart city, against which cities can assess their readiness to innovate – identifying a path, taking next steps and measuring their progress. Updated in August 2015, the new version features more than 50 new case studies and new chapter content.
If you haven't downloaded the Smart Cities Readiness Guide yet, click for a look at our new Quick Tour. It highlights the many reasons why the Readiness Guide belongs in your city's virtual library.