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Smart city: Essentials for city leaders

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This is a summary of the Swisscom/IMD joined research paper, introducing the Smart City piano framework. This presentation summarizes the following key findings:
- What is a smart city?
- What are the main reasons to become smart?
- What are the key success factors to take care off?
- The Smart City piano framework
The full report can be downloaded under http://scm.to/01NM.

Our second report that will be published in April 2017, is providing a strategic six-step methodology and practical advices to city leaders and other stakeholders on how to define, select and implement the most promising smart city projects.

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Smart city: Essentials for city leaders

  1. 1. City leaders for Smartcity: essentials Extract of M. P. Pfaeffli, R. Rollier, B. Vonlanthen, and M. Wade, “Smart City: Essentials for City Leaders.” IMD Business School, 11 May 2016 - http://scm.to/01NM
  2. 2. What is A Smart city All about ?
  3. 3. “A Smart City is an urban area that has become more efficient or more environmentally friendly or more socially inclusive through the use of digital technologies. The goal of a Smart City is to improve its attractiveness to citizens and/or businesses by enhancing or adding city services. “
  4. 4. What are the Main Reasons to become SMART ?
  5. 5. Efficiency benefits Being able to use a city’s infrastructure more efficiently, leading to either cost savings or increased revenues.
  6. 6. Environmental objectives Becoming more environmentally friendly, by reducing CO2 emissions, reducing energy and water consumption or cutting down environmental pollution.
  7. 7. Increasing social inclusiveness Increasing social inclusiveness of citizens and businesses, for example by promoting interactions between the city and the citizens or supporting the less well-off population.
  8. 8. Becoming a more attractive city Becoming a more attractive city from the citizens and businesses perspective, for instance by improving the well-being of citizens or improving the conditions for doing business in the city.
  9. 9. What are the Key success factors to take Care off ?
  10. 10. technology 〉 Leverage existing infrastructure/technology 〉 Work with proof of concept 〉 Use open standards 〉 Clarify ownership and management of technology/infrastructure 〉 If you follow an open data approach: Agree on strategy to answer pitfalls
  11. 11. Business case 〉 Type of business model: Additional revenues, cost savings or cash outflow 〉 Quantify as much in numbers as possible 〉 Leverage network technology across different Smart City projects 〉 Ensure financing of the project
  12. 12. politics 〉 Ensure political support 〉 Manage political resistance 〉 Keep in mind setting up/promoting a city-wide Smart City strategy
  13. 13. regulation 〉 Identify regulations that affect the project 〉 Mitigate regulation hurdles
  14. 14. governance 〉 Decentralization of project ownership 〉 Have a strong project governance 〉 Set up a cross-departmental project team 〉 Put project team at the edge of the organization 〉 Consider setting up a Public- Private Partnership
  15. 15. People skills 〉 Determine the skillset needed 〉 Perform an internal skillset analysis 〉 Mitigate the skill gap
  16. 16. Soft factors 〉 Establish an open organizational culture 〉 Establish good internal and external communication 〉 Deal with resistance from citizens and employees 〉 Ensure strong (project) leadership
  17. 17. The Smart city piano Technology Business Case Politics Regulation Governance People Skills Soft Factors
  18. 18. How to Define, select and implement The most promising projects ?
  19. 19. Smart City: Six Steps to Our second report that will be published in April 2017, is providing a strategic six-step methodology and practical advices to city leaders and other stakeholders on how to define, select and implement the most promising Smart City projects. Successfully Transform Your City To be informed as soon as the report is published, please register under: http://scm.to/01NM

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