3.�SHARE THE VISION
�The most important allies in the implementation
of the bold vision will be convinced residents,
entrepreneurs, representatives of non-
governmental organizations and other
stakeholders. The changes will be carried out
effectively by an open and professional leader.
10 Rules�for�Smart City Success�
M A K I N G C I T I E S F U L L O F L I F E
1. TAKE CARE OF�DEVELOPMENT
Technology must first and foremost serve the
development and quality of life of city's residents.
Mostly they know what they need.
The city's role is to create opportunities, including
where necessary, legal, institutional, organizational
and financial frameworks for the development of
all its stakeholders.�
Connect existing resources. Collaborate around the
idea of smart city on many levels and with many
stakeholders from municipal units, to civic,
business, scientific and research environments.
Cooperation is needed at every stage of the smart
city's operation, with particular emphasis on the
stage of strategic planning and actions for social
4. TAKE CARE FOR RESOURCES�
Smart city strives for efficient energy
management, use of renewable energy
sources, reduction of long-term operating
costs and a circular economy. Also build
a base of talents and competences, because
they are the lever of development
and the fuel of future growth!
Many innovations, business solutions and
improvements to the functioning of the city
will arise when all interested people can
easily use the data processed and collected
by the city.
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Boldly embrace new technological solutions,
working with business and social partners.
Test them in small steps on selected parts
of the city and its organization. Look after
the synergy of solutions.
The city is a reliable host of sharing economy
platforms. Support creativity by providing
a grassroots initiatives (such as students
projects, NGOs, communities of interest)
city assets such as: spaces for meetings, data
sets, and city media channels free of charge.
8. MONITOR, CORRECT, CO-DECIDE
Choose key development indicators, define goals,
analyze and correct actions. Co-create
satisfaction with city residents, collect opinions
and use them. Support new ways of social
dialogue and participation.
9. FACILITATE ACCESS
All means of transport, city space and
municipal services should be created in a
manner that is friendly to people with
Smart cities connect online and share their
experiences. Cooperation and good
communication between all stakeholders
is necessary for intelligent development.
Visionary and coordinator
of Smart Cities Polska