Press Release: ITU accelerates study of smart-city data management

Open group to identify standardization demands of data-driven smart cities

Geneva, 30 March 2017 – ITU has established a new Focus Group to research data processing and management in the context of smart cities. The group is open to participation by any interested party, leading a consultation process to identify the aspects of data management to benefit from ITU standardization.

The integration of information and communication technologies (ICTs) into city systems will map these systems in the virtual world, improving our understanding of how complex city ecosystems behave. Efficient data management will yield new insight into where public and private-sector innovation could spur environmentally sustainable growth in our cities.

For full text see: http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR13.aspx

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