Empowering Cities - Harnessing Digital Technologies

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the research and analysis division of The Economist Group, asked citizens and city executives in 12 leading cities to complete a short survey about their cities.

Empowering Cities Report (The Economist / Philips Lighting)
Empowering Cities Report (The Economist / Philips Lighting)

This white paper, in association with Philips Lighting, highlights important implications for decision-makers and offers rich insight into digital technologies in smart cities. It looks at how:

  • Digital technologies drive urban transformation
  • Crowdsourcing apps and real-time engagement improves city services
  • Private/public partnerships advance Smart City initiatives

This white paper is free to download for all SmartCitiesWorld members. Sign up for free if you would like to download a copy.


This white paper is also accompanied by an On Demand Webinar


For more information on other useful resources around smart cities initiatives please visit Philips Lighting