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Urban Experts Join Forces to Develop Results-Driven Playbook for Becoming a Smart City

May 6, 2019 / Comments Off on Urban Experts Join Forces to Develop Results-Driven Playbook for Becoming a Smart City

Study will define cost-benefits of smart-city investments and provide city and business leaders with an evidence-based guide for future sustainable growth May 6, 2019 (Philadelphia, PA) – ESI ThoughtLab announced today the launch of its 2019 Smart City Research Initiative, Building a Hyperconnected City: Business models, use cases, and benchmarks behind high performance. Given the […]

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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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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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Measuring the Economic Impact of Anchor Institutions

August 4, 2017 / Comments Off on Measuring the Economic Impact of Anchor Institutions

All of us at ESI are proud to announce our thought leadership services to universities and healthcare institutions. To showcase this line, we have released an ebrochure, Analytics-Driven Research and Thought Leadership for Universities and Hospitals. It explains how we measure the economic significance of such anchor institutions, utilizing a range of research methods, analytical […]

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