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San Francisco Bay Area’s Pioneers—Linking Technology and Public Policy

…the same urbanist values that underlie Cisco’s work: the belief that cities are places rich with life, energy and promise—and that cities are also the solution to many of the biggest problems we face. I’m enthusiastic about SPUR’s entry into the conversation in San Jose. I’m looking forward to working with them to unite the central cities and lead the region towards a smart + connected future….

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Can SMART Solutions Create Better Places?

…information into a single pervasive solution. These tech-centric initiatives are helping to transform physical communities into connected communities. Planners are hungry to move from idea to execution. That means taking advantage of solutions that are built on the network as an open, integrated platform and that use a broad ecosystem of partners and employ innovative business models. The best solutions now being deployed are the ones that enabl…

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Is Network Technology a Key Enabler for Smart Eco-City Development?

…is undertaking massive projects in China for their clients. I laid out the story behind Cisco’s ‘Smart+Connected Communities’ initiative, which is improving the delivery of urban services while strengthening economic development in cities of varying sizes and types. I also explained some of S+CC’s current areas of focus, and presented some of the work now underway in Asia, Europe and North America. For more about IBSG’s…

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Smart City ICT Master Planning in Action

…, investment and tourism increases, city leaders see a growing role for technology to enable the development of communities that champion social, environmental and economic sustainability. Urban Development in the 21st Century A Smart+Connected Community is designed with technology at the center to improve the efficient management of city operations — and the development and delivery of new services to citizens. City leaders and urban plann…

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New Global Customers Adopt Cisco Emerging Solutions Advisory Services

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Developers and communities in Toronto, Canada, the Delhi Mumbai Industrial corridor in India, and the City of Guayaquil in Ecuador are now placing Cisco and its certified partners at the heart of their urban planning initiatives, adding to the company’s roster of global greenfield and brownfield Smart+Connected Communities™ (S+CC) projects. As competition between cities for talent, business, investment and tourism increases, city lea…

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