State and local governments are embracing technology to create more ‘intelligent’ spaces that deliver customized and connected experiences to citizens and visitors, drive economic growth for local businesses and increase city revenues. In fact, IDC projects* $189.5 billion will be invested by 2023 to build these ‘Smart Cities' with top priorities around building resilient energy solutions, developing data-driven public safety programs and creating intelligent, safe public transportation systems.
The COVID-19 pandemic along with political and social unrest that reached a tipping point in 2020 have accelerated the need for greater connectivity and communication with citizens during a crisis.
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*Source: International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide, June 25, 2019