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Managing the Challenges of a Post-Pandemic World: Cities 4.0

January 15, 2021 / 0 Comments

During the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring a healthy, safe, and prosperous future for citizens has been a burning imperative for city leaders around the world. At the same time, the health crisis has raised the importance of the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which many cities have adopted as a framework for achieving their social, environmental, […]

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Business, Government, and Academic Leaders Analyze the Post-pandemic Future of Cities and Create Roadmap for Change

November 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

ESI ThoughtLab Study will examine how innovative technologies will drive urban sustainability, resilience, and citizen well-being November 5, 2020 (Philadelphia, PA) –ESI ThoughtLab, a leading research firm, has joined forces with a coalition of business, government, and academic leaders to analyze how COVID-19 and associated disruptions will permanently change how people work, shop, travel, learn, […]

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Citizens as Customers in Tel Aviv

July 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today in Present Value, we highlight a case study from Building a Hyperconnected City. We highlight Tel Aviv’s success in using smart new strategies for engaging and building trust among residents. Local governments can and should play an integral role in the development and growth of a smart city. A key component of this success is […]

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Learning from Las Vegas: An Innovative Approach to Partnering Through Pilots

March 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today in Present Value, we highlight a case study from Building a Hyperconnected City. We review Las Vegas’ pilot system, highlighting two pilot programs specifically – a park safety pilot application and driving detection pilot. Instead of issuing traditional RFPs, Las Vegas has established a pilot system in which companies work with the city to […]

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Planning the Hyperconnected City

March 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

In my new capacity as an ESI Senior Advisor I had the opportunity to attend a presentation on ESI Thoughtlab’s global research initiative, Building a Hyperconnected City. This project surveyed 100 cities across the globe about their use of advanced technologies, data, and analytics, along with returns on smart city investments. ESI economists used the […]

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Kista Science City, Stockholm: Engaging With The Public To Test New Ideas

January 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today in Present Value, we feature a case study from Building a Hyperconnected City, released by our thought leadership arm, ESI ThoughtLab. We review the successes and failures of the smart city projects in place in Kista Science City, Stockholm. The district of Kista is a major information and communication technology (ICT) cluster, second only […]

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