Miguel Eiras Antunes et all: Being smart about smart cities: A governance roadmap for digital technologies

28/07/2021 - 14:33

"Governance is emerging as a serious consideration when it comes to the use of advanced digital technologies to drive smart city objectives.
Cities looking to use 4IR tools will have to address challenges of accountability, limiting technology misuse, ensuring citizen privacy, strengthening cybersecurity and extent of AI.
The G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance has developed a policy roadmap that city leaders and administrators can refer to as a baseline for sound technology governance.
The ambition of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 11 is to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. To achieve this, cities are seeking to implement a range of smart technologies that can help them face down a crisis like COVID-19 and improve overall efficiency and quality of life."