Smart cities put digital technologies to work to help citizens, businesses, and administrators make better decisions and lead more fulfilling lives. In London, that could mean helping drivers find parking with an app like JustPark. In Mumbai, that might mean helping people meet basic needs like food and water. Ultimately, smart cities provide a flexible approach to development that enables governments and institutions to address a range of challenges, from growing urban populations to climate change. Rebecca De Cicco of Digital Node discusses how to begin implementing an appropriate smart city agenda now—one that can help us prepare for what the future holds.
About the speaker
Rebecca De Cicco is the founder and director of Digital Node, a UK-based global consultancy that helps construction companies accelerate digital transformation through education and project support. An architect by training, she has been a BIM specialist for years, helping to drive innovation at KSS and David Miller Architects in London.
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