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Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
Dr Julia Glidden- 'Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities Smarter', Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
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  • 1. Introducing Cloud Computing to Make Cities SmarterDr. Julia Glidden21c ConsultancyBahrain International eGovernment Forum 2011
  • 2. Introducing the EPIC Challenge....
  • 3. Introducing EPIC....• EPIC: The European Platform for Intelligent Cities• Funded by the European Commission• Pioneer project in the new ‘Smart Cities’ and ‘Living Labs’ initiatives
  • 4. What is a Smart City?
  • 5. ‘What are Living Labs?’
  • 6. The Current Challenge.....• Since 1995, the European Commission has funded a number of initiatives to improve government services• Yet technical and procedural limitations have prevented European cities from harnessing the full power of Living Labs and truly working Smarter
  • 7. The EPIC Answer.....
  • 8. EPIC Opportunities.....EPIC combines unparalleled expertise:• Strong industrial players: IBM and Deloitte• Living Labs networks: ENoLL• Living Labs: IBBT Brussels, Issy Media, Manchester• Technology researchers: Fraunhofer Institute, IBM cloud core enterprise services and the National Technical University of Athens• IOT specialists: BCU (Birmingham City University)• SMEs: ATC, Navidis, IS-practice and 21c
  • 9. The EPIC Solution….• Use the IBM Cloud as the basis for a European-based web-service delivery platform  Focus on key building blocks i.e. authentication, security  Identify standards and protocols for new technologies i.e. IoT, Mobile, 3D• Pilot ‘Smart City’ use of the platform across Europe  Involve Living Lab pilot sites to provide user driven open innovation and test the EPIC platform• Develop a Roadmap for pan-European implementation  Include practical focus on working business models, including PPP  Identify standards for user-driven open innovation
  • 10. ‘Smart’ EPIC Services... Relocation Service
  • 11. ‘Smart’ EPIC Services... Urban Planning Service
  • 12. ‘Smart’ EPIC Services... Smart Environment Service
  • 13. EPIC OutcomesOutcome 1: Infrastructure• A tested prototype for a pan-European web service delivery platform and IoT extensionsOutcome 2: Strategy• A deployment Roadmap that shows, among other things, how a ‘Smart’ City can transition eGovernment and other services to web-based services and Cloud Computing
  • 14. EPIC: A Global Platform for ‘Smarter Cities?’

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