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Smart City orchestration via analytics-driven economic engineering

March 14, 2013

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Smart City

The Smart City challenge, at root, is a complex ‘system of systems’ problem. Implementing a point solution such as an electricity Smart Grid, can cause knock-on instabilities if not coordinated and architected in conjunction with overlapping urban designs, such as emerging electronic vehicle transportation initiatives or Smart Cloud installations. PRESENTATION LINK: http://www.sark7.com/docs/Smart_City-Financial_Engineering.pdf Macro-systemic instabilities can emerge […]

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Architecting Smart Cities: An Integrated Analytics Platform for Aligning Market-Based Sustainability

March 11, 2013

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With 70% of the earth’s population expected to be living in urban settings by 2050, architecting sustainable cities via efficient resource supply chains is a major human imperative.  Whereas the technical infrastructures for advanced ‘smart city’ initiatives have been rapidly developing, an understanding of the associated political and economic dynamics raised by these emerging tools […]

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