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Econsult Solutions, Inc. and ThoughtLab Unwind Joint Venture to Focus on New Growth Initiatives

August 9, 2021 / Comments Off on Econsult Solutions, Inc. and ThoughtLab Unwind Joint Venture to Focus on New Growth Initiatives

August 9, 2021 (Philadelphia, PA) – Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) and ThoughtLab today announced new initiatives to build on the success of their recently concluded five-year joint venture, ESI ThoughtLab. Established in July 2016, ESI ThoughtLab provided evidence-based thought leadership to examine the latest digital, economic, and social trends and their impact on companies, industries, and […]

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Econsult Solutions, Inc. Launches ESI Center for the Future of Cities

August 4, 2021 / Comments Off on Econsult Solutions, Inc. Launches ESI Center for the Future of Cities

August 4, 2021 (Philadelphia, PA) Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI), a leading economic, strategy, and policy consultancy, is excited to announce a new initiative, ESI Center for the Future of Cities. As ESI’s new thought leadership arm, ESI Center for the Future of Cities will bring together experts in urban economics, policy, and strategy to craft […]

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Cybersecurity: A Smart City Imperative

April 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Cybersecurity: A Smart City Imperative

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted to cities around the world the importance of smart city programs—the use of technology, data, and innovative solutions to address their social, environmental, and economic challenges. Indeed, 65% of city leaders surveyed in 2020 as part of ESI ThoughtLab’s Smart City Solutions for a Risker World reported that the top lessons […]

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ESI ThoughtLab Reveals How 167 Cities Worldwide are Leveraging Technology, Data, and Partnerships to Drive Social Development Goals

March 30, 2021 / Comments Off on ESI ThoughtLab Reveals How 167 Cities Worldwide are Leveraging Technology, Data, and Partnerships to Drive Social Development Goals

Pandemic accelerates rise of Cities 4.0, propelling the development of a future roadmap toward urban prosperity, sustainability, and citizen well-being The pandemic spurred more than one-third of cities around the globe to give more priority to efforts to promote the social good 65 percent of city leaders said smart city programs were crucial to COVID-19 […]

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Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World

March 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World

Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World Full Findings Available Download the ebook To succeed in the post-COVID world, urban leaders need access to evidence-based analysis showing the innovative technologies, solutions, and business models that will work best, particularly when the next disruption hits. ESI ThoughtLab, in collaboration with a global coalition of business, government, […]

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A Preview to our Study: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World

March 26, 2021 / Comments Off on A Preview to our Study: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World

COVID-19 has served as a stress test for cities as businesses and services were shut down and medical facilities stretched to their limits. It has exposed weaknesses in digital infrastructure and resilience as disruptions have emerged unexpectedly with far-reaching aftershocks. Simultaneously, cities are facing mounting pressures to address vulnerabilities related to cybersecurity and climate change. […]

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