LONDON, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Citiesabc IndexDNA launches new research paper by citiesabc indexDNA Framework for Smart Cities developed by citiesabc a platform created by techabc created by Dinis Guarda is launched in collaboration with Professor Kiran Fernandes Vice Dean from the University of Durham, Prof Jamal Ouenniche from the University of Edinburgh and Professor Yu Xiong from the University of Surrey. The citiesabc IndexDNA index is data-driven and gives a holistic view of a smart city on several dimensions like the economy, mobility, education, environment, governance, and quality of life. citiesabc indexDNA Framework for Smart Cities serves multiple purposes, from benchmarking cities to developing effective policies for transition to Society 5.0.
Despite the proliferation of smart city indexes emerging in response to the growing challenges of urbanisation, none so far have managed to rise above a static approach. The citiesabc indexDNA Framework for Smart Cities whitepaper provides a comprehensive overview of a new, dynamic framework, based on the Quadruple Helix Innovation model.
This citiesabc IndexDNA quadruple helix model framework is data-driven and gives a holistic view of a smart city on several dimensions like the economy, mobility, education, living, environment, and governance. Citiesabc IndexDNA serves several purposes, from benchmarking cities to developing effective policies for the transition to Society 5.0.
The report on the citiesabc IndexDNA will be launched on the 20th April @0800 UK time at the openbusinesscouncil virtual summit on systems and solutions for businesses and governments to boost sales and growth amidst the challenges and restructurings faced by organisations and cities because of COVID-19 being streamed live on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/c/DinisGuarda
Professor Kiran Fernandes, the lead author of the white paper said, «This unprecedented movement towards urbanisation is growing at an exponential rate and is projected to be as high as 90% in some countries. Many cities are taking proactive steps to make their cities ‘digitised’ or ‘smarter’. Such initiatives are called ‘smart city’ initiatives and are primarily focused on using a collection of technologies to provide timely and effective services to citizens.»
Dinis Guarda the Chairman and CEO of Ztudium which commissioned the research and report said, «citiesabc IndexDNA framework is the first dynamic index for cities which incorporates the interaction between economy, mobility, education, environment, governance, and quality of life where the citizen is at the centre of the city initiatives and empowered by the 4IR Technologies.»
Hilton Supra the Vice Chairman of Ztudium said, «This report is a piece of academic literature which details the research and elaboration process behind the citiesabc IndexDNA index, explaining how different metrics and data are applied to create an index which reflects real-time smart city development through advanced analytics.»
The paper was and produced by citiesabc.com, owned by techabc and openbusinesscouncil.org part of ztudium group
Professor Kiran Fernandes, Professor and Associate Dean, Durham University Business School
Mr Dinis Guarda, CEO, Ztudium
Professor Jamal Ouenniche, Professor in Business Analytics, University of Edinburgh
Mr Hilton Supra, CBDO and Vice Chairman, Ztudium
Mr William Hosie, Research Associate, Ztudium
Advisors / contributors:
Professor Yu Xiong, Chair of Business Analytics and Associate Dean International, University of Surrey
Professor Miguel Amaral. Assistant Professor, University of Lisbon, IST
Mr Robert Bell, CEO, Global Gateways Foundation
Dr Atanu Chaudhuri, Associate Professor in Technology Management, Durham University
Mr Antonio de S. Limongi França, Consultant and manager at LF1 Technological Innovation and Organisational Strategies
Mr David L. Kasten, CEO, Poolbeg Group and USSOCOM
Professor Yipeng Liui, Director of the Centre for China Management and Global Business (CMGB), Reading University
Dr Nick Rousseau, CEO, Unconventional Connections Ltd
About the organisers
citiesabc.com is a platform for smarter cities and their creative industries – art, music and film NFT marketplace network. citiesabc offers tools to the organisations and the people of the cities.
openbusinesscouncil is a Leading Global Digital Business Directory Certification and Marketplace created by a team of global thought and business leaders with more than 20 years of working with governments, business networks, tech ecosystems and universities.
The openbusinesscouncil citiesabc summit is a 3-day virtual conference on systems and solutions, for businesses and governments, to boost sales and growth amidst the challenges and restructurings faced by organisations and cities because of COVID-19. The summit provides a unique platform for both businesses and governments to promote their ideas and gain exposure with a global outreach through openbusinesscouncil digital certification.
The event will be streamed in the fast-growing Dinis Guarda YouTube Podcast series https://www.youtube.com/c/DinisGuarda/videos
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SOURCE citiesabc; openbusinesscouncil