5 Essential Components for the Smart Cities of Tomorrow

This Whitepaper is sponsored by Lenovo.

The world is becoming increasingly urbanized. According to World Bank, over half of the global population lived in areas in 2018 – that is projected to increase to two-thirds by 2050. Little wonder that municipal governments worldwide are embracing the concept of smart cities – cities that leverage ICT and digital technologies to become more efficient, cost-effective, sustainable and useful to its citizens.

It’s an inspiring vision, but is it a realistic one? Creating smarter cities starts with two things: a clear idea of what you want to achieve, and a clear understanding of where you’re starting from.

This paper asks the question of what smart cities will look like in ten years.