The smart approach
Nick Smith reports on what it takes to make ‘smart enough’ cities a reality
In 2020, the research firm IDC forecast global spending on smart city initiatives would total nearly $124 billion. Yet it also predicted that 10 to 30 percent of smart city IoT projects would fail as a result of poorly organised frameworks.From a security perspective, more and more cities are trying to leverage data and data sources in the hopes of becoming ‘smart’. So, what separates those that succeed from those that fail? Here we outline some of the . . .