Category: Citizen Experience

30 Jul

Opportunities for WiFi in Public Spaces

30 Jul

Chris Pennell    Research Director, IDC Government Insights Read full bio Ksenia Efimova    Senior Research Analyst, EMEA Telecoms and NetworkingRead full bio Demand for funding through the European Commission’s WiFi4EU program demonstrates that there is still considerable interest for WiFi in public spaces by municipalities.

18 Jul

Can You Trust Your Smart City to be Ethical?

18 Jul

Massimiliano ClapsResearch Director Read full bio Julia NeuschmidSenior Research AnalystRead full bio A city in Finland uses mobile phone data to detect which modes of transportation a person is using. The information is then compiled into a carbon footprint scoring mechanism that can yield discounts for “righteous” citizens.

24 May

Data-Driven Innovations to Support Quality of Life in Cities

24 May

Julia NeuschmidSenior Research Analyst, IDC Government InsightsRead full bio Improving the quality of life in cities by using available data was the main challenge of HackPrague 2019. The annual hackathon took place in Prague in May and gathered passionate developers and designers from across Europe to build their ideas. IDC was also there and gave […]

22 Jan

Are you ready for Citizen Centricity by Design?

22 Jan

Chris Pennell    Research Director, IDC Government Insights Read full bio Citizens are consumers of public services, but their ability to act like consumers of private sector services is limited.  After all, there tends to be very little choice in the delivery of public services, it’s a one-size-fits-all approach or nothing.  However, with the adoption of modern technologies such […]

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