Transformational Drivers for Smart and Connected Communities
The transformation to smart and connected communities are anchored in two fundamental municipal needs:
- Providing services for citizens, and
- Making efficient use of tax dollars through: cost savings such as reduced labour costs, better use of city infrastructure and resources; or increasing revenues by driving economic growth.
On that bedrock, decisions for incremental change are formulated around a range of drivers.
The importance of these drivers varies by organization.