Make the most of your existing sensor network;
Test the waters with better pilot projects;
Engage your community every step of the way;
Discover the technical must-haves for your Smart City.
When exploring ways to extract value from open sensor data, don’t overlook the invaluable role inexpensive, low-tech options can play in advancing Smart City goals.
The use of pilot projects and open sensor data can play a pivotal role in ensuring high returns for Smart City initiatives.
Open data sharing and collaboration with residents, civic tech communities and ecosystem partners is essential for driving Smart City innovation.
Cities are discovering the importance of having full access to their own Smart City data, and can share it with others.
Some technologies that are promoted as essential are really just nice-to-haves, but there are two technologies for succeeding with open sensor data that are undeniably must-haves.