Urban economies have traditionally relied on a city’s prowess as a hub for the physical trade of goods. Today, data is re-inventing how economies function and how people live and work.
The data captured by City Hall is a resource and an asset. It is an exciting opportunity for cities to better serve citizens and support new job creation.
Cities need to become digital hubs and pro-actively nurture their digital economies by creating an urban information marketplace where city authorities, experts and the private sector collaborate and co-create, using data in innovative ways to tackle cities’ major challenges and transform service provision, improve the lives of citizens and strive to do more with less.
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