The recipe for turning Smart Cities dreams into reality: inclusiveness, scalability, platform(s)

MAX CLAPS (Research Director, IDC Government Insights)
Last week I attended my fourth Smart Cities Expo World Congress (SCEWC). This year conference had a bold theme: “Cities Made of Dreams”. But for the first time, the conference was less about the art-of-the-possible from a technology standpoint and more about achieving better outcomes in terms of safety and security, mobility, environmental sustainability, health and social care and other services at scale.