The Road toward Smart Cities: Migrating from Traditional City Management to the Smart City

Author
Casseb, Márcia;
Bassi, Silvia;
De Luca, Cristina;
Facchina, Marcelo
Date
Jul 2016
A Smart City is one that places people at the center of development, incorporates Information and Communication Technologies into urban management, and uses these elements as tools to stimulate the design of an effective government that includes collaborative planning and citizen participation. By promoting integrated and sustainable development, Smart Cities become more innovative, competitive, attractive, and resilient, thus improving lives.