DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7j7js7/smart_city_urban) has announced the addition of the "Smart City: Urban Data - A Pivotal Element in Digital Communities" report to their offering.
This report explores the topic of smart cities from the perspective of the urban data generated by the city's various stakeholders: public and private sector players and citizens. It inventories the different sources of urban data, and examines the issues surrounding their collection, storage and processing.
The report then looks at the different ways these data can be utilised and monetised, and presents the main problems that have been identified by smart city initiatives: business models, governance, citizen involvement.
These different topics are described by drawing on multiple examples that have been tested or deployed in different cities around the globe.
Key Topics Covered:
1. Executive Summary
1.1. Mass production of urban data
1.2. Is it smart to pool urban data, and their collection?
1.3. The challenge of making urban data, open data
1.4. Do we need national governance for urban data?
2. Methodology & definitions
3. The what and why of urban data
4. The prospect of a huge surge in the production of urban data
4.1. Government and citizen data
4.2. Sensors and tags
4.3. Citizen-generated data
4.4. External data
5. Collection urban data: from juxtaposed to shared networks
5.1. Available networks
5.2. The challenge of streamlining backhaul networks
6. Storage and processing: the heart of any urban data utilisation project
6.1. The challenge of making urban data, open data
6.2. Storing urban data
6.3. Processing urban data
7. Putting urban data to work: complementary approaches in search of a winning model
7.1. Private sector approach to utilising urban data
7.2. Public approach
7.3. Public-private approach
7.4. Managing the ecosystem
8. Urban data: still a number of unknowns¦
8.1. Legal and regulatory framework governing data
8.2. Standardising urban data
8.3. Business models
9. Conclusion: stepping stones to urban data governance
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