With urbanization on the rise worldwide, failure could adapt to the new urban reality be devastating for cities facing unprecedented demographic, economic, social and environmental challenges. Development models are necessary to transform these challenges into opportunities. The authors describe the methods of strategic planning necessary to create smart cities – sustainable, innovative, networked and social cohesion of places to improve the quality of urban life. And when it comes to the transformation … Read more »

With urbanization on the rise worldwide, failure could adapt to the new urban reality be devastating for cities facing unprecedented demographic, economic, social and environmental challenges. Development models are necessary to transform these challenges into opportunities. The authors describe the methods of strategic planning necessary to create smart cities – sustainable, innovative, networked and social cohesion of places to improve the quality of urban life. And when it comes to transforming cities, the private sector has much to accomplish.
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Juan M Barrionuevo,
Pascual Berrone,
Joan E. Ricart
Source: IESE Insight Magazine
8 pages.
Release Date: 15, September 2012. Prod #: IIR082-PDF-ENG
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