The Network Paradigm and the City
The success of cities and communities at large will increasingly depend on a given city’s ability to engage in new ways of organizing, providing citizen services, security and governance, and establishing the conditions for modern job creation and successful enterprise. In short, this means a shift to a network-based city that can enable leaders to address key issues using intelligent networking capabilities—turning information into actions that create new capabilities, richer experiences, and unprecedented economic opportunity.
You can read my full post about this on The Economist Intelligent Unit, Perspectives, blog site. Please let me know what you think.
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