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Building a Hyperconnected City

January 31, 2019 / Comments Off on Building a Hyperconnected City

Building a Hyperconnected City Full Findings Available ThoughtLab gathered benchmarking data from 100 cities, conducted in-depth interviews with city leaders, and drew on valuable input from a cross industry coalition of leading firms and research organizations. This study provides an evidence-based roadmap that cities can use to become vibrant, hyperconnected urban centers of the future. […]

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Our Ground-Breaking Research: Smarter Cities 2025

November 16, 2018 / Comments Off on Our Ground-Breaking Research: Smarter Cities 2025

A Ground-Breaking Research Effort Over the past ten months, ESI’s team of thought leadership experts, coupled with a coalition of leading providers of smart city services and research partners, worked on an extensive study examining the impacts of smart city solutions on urban performance. For our recently released program, Smarter Cities 2025, our team conducted […]

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Smart Transformation Triggers a Robust Cycle of Economic Growth in Cities, According to ESI ThoughtLab Research

November 13, 2018 / Comments Off on Smart Transformation Triggers a Robust Cycle of Economic Growth in Cities, According to ESI ThoughtLab Research

Over five years, smart cities can raise GDP per capita by 21% and population growth by 13% November 13, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA) – ESI ThoughtLab today released key findings from a worldwide benchmarking study of 136 cities that found that smart city investments trigger a robust cycle of economic growth by unlocking savings and attracting […]

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Smarter Cities 2025

November 12, 2018 / Comments Off on Smarter Cities 2025

Smarter Cities 2025 Building a Sustainable Business and Financing Plan “The cities of the future – and the cities of the present that will be relevant in the future – will be smart. Full of sensors, data, and analysis that help the traffic flow, civic leaders lead, and citizens fully realize all the benefits of […]

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Cross-Sector Coalition Explores the Economic and Social Impact of Smart Cities

April 17, 2018 / Comments Off on Cross-Sector Coalition Explores the Economic and Social Impact of Smart Cities

Corporate, government, and academic experts join forces to build a road map and business case for urban transformation PHILADELPHIA, APRIL 16, 2018 ESI ThoughtLab announces the launch of Smarter Cities 2025: Building a Sustainable Business and Financing Plan, a ground-breaking research program that will provide city leaders with a road map to becoming a successful […]

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Smart City 2025: Building a Vision and Business Plan for the Future

October 31, 2017 / Comments Off on Smart City 2025: Building a Vision and Business Plan for the Future

As technological, demographic, and economic shifts redefine urban centers, local government and business leaders need an updated vision and business plan for the future, with the performance gains to be achieved. To provide them with the required decision support and ROI analytics, together with our partners at ThoughtLab, we are launching a ground-breaking research program […]

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