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The Internet of Things as Smart City Enabler: The Cases of Palo Alto, Nice and Stockholm

Abstract : Due to rapid urbanization, city populations are rapidly increasing all over the world creating new problems and challenges. Solving some of these problems requires innovative approaches; one increasingly popular approach is to transform cities to Smart Cities. Smart Cities implement innovative approaches based on IoT technologies and convert many services to digital services. These services are implemented within the different components of a Smart City, helping city administrators to improve the life of the citizens, addressing different service, security and administrative challenges. The objective of this paper is to explore and determine how three well-known cities - Nice, Palo Alto and Stockholm - implemented the Smart City concept. The study indicates that a successful implementation of a Smart City model requires addressing a number of critical challenges: citizen involvement, business collaboration and strong leadership prove to be key success factors in the Smart City development process.
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Wouter Evertzen, Robin Effing, Efthymios Constantinides. The Internet of Things as Smart City Enabler: The Cases of Palo Alto, Nice and Stockholm. 18th Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society (I3E), Sep 2019, Trondheim, Norway. pp.293-304, ⟨10.1007/978-3-030-29374-1_24⟩. ⟨hal-02510121⟩



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