Presenting Citykeys in Copenhagen: towards a unified city performance metrics
We can make significant progress in KPIs definition, while avoiding endless (and pointless) discussions about the controversial and wasted smart city concept. City performance indicators should not provide a fixed picture of a city, but rather reflect and acknowledge its progress and direction
Calendar of public talks Oct’15 thru’ Dec’15
Oct, 28th. At Master of City Sciences’ opening session, Madrid. Lecture on “Cities as our biggest solution providers”. See review here. Nov, 6th. At Eurocities Annual Conference in Living Cities, Copenhagen. Speed networking session on “Citykeys: Key performance indicators for smart city projects” Nov,...
Open Urban Lab presented in #ICCS2015, Shanghai.
In an attempt to explore how open city making can lead to enhanced citizen engagement dynamics, the Open Urban Lab is the interface through which projects and ideas can connect to the innovation platform that the city intends to be. Its implementation borrows concepts from open source, agile methodologies and lean startup thinking.
An open path to a smart city
At the Bologna Smart City Exhibition, presenting the experience of Zaragoza, where city wifi, open source architecture and open place making form a promising mixture with the potential to become a successful experiment in engaging citizens in the making of an open city.