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stimmel carol l. - building smart cities

Building Smart Cities Analytics, ICT, and Design Thinking




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Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Pubblicazione: 06/2022
Edizione: 1° edizione





Note Editore

The term "smart city" defines the new urban environment, one that is designed for performance through information and communication technologies. Given that the majority of people across the world will live in urban environments within the next few decades, it's not surprising that massive effort and investment is being placed into efforts to develop strategies and plans for achieving "smart" urban growth. Building Smart Cities: Analytics, ICT, and Design Thinking explains the technology and a methodology known as design thinking for building smart cities.Information and communications technologies form the backbone of smart cities. A comprehensive and robust data analytics program enables the right choices to be made in building these cities. Design thinking helps to create smart cities that are both livable and able to evolve. This book examines all of these components in the context of smart city development and shows how to use them in an integrated manner.Using the principles of design thinking to reframe the problems of the smart city and capture the real needs of people living in a highly efficient urban environment, the book helps city planners and technologists through the following:Presentation of the relevant technologies required for coordinated, efficient citiesExploration of the latent needs of community stakeholders in a culturally appropriate contextDiscussion of the tested approaches to ideation, design, prototyping, and building or retrofitting smart citiesProposal of a model for a viable smart city projectThe smart city vision that we can create an optimized society through technology is hypothetical at best and reflects the failed repetition through the ages of equating scientific progress with positive social change. Up until now, despite our best hopes and efforts, technology has yet to bring an end to scarcity or suffering. Technical innovation, instead, can and should be directed in the service of our shared cultural values, especially within the rapidly growing urban milieu. In Building Smart Cities: Analytics, ICT, and Design Thinking, the author discusses the need to focus on creating human-centered approaches to our cities that integrate our human needs and technology to meet our economic, environmental, and existential needs. The book shows how this approach can lead to innovative, livable urban environments that are realizable, practical, and economically and environmentally sustainable.




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DESIGNING SMART CITIES FOR HUMAN NEEDSThe Imperative for Smart CitiesA New VisionWhat Is Smart?A Sensitive RelationshipWhat Do We Really Want from the Smart City?Managing the ShiftDesigning for PeopleTechnology, Innovation, and the Problem with PeopleChapter GoalAre We Really Ready for Technology Advancement?People and Technology: Collision or Cooperation?Sensors to ServicesThe Surprisingly Familiar SensorThe Internet of ThingsA New Perspective on Smart CitiesChapter GoalThe Position for Moving ForwardWhat’s the Holdup?Smart City Design GoalsA Usable WorldWhy Design Thinking?Chapter GoalThinking About ThinkingSo, What About Merging?Design Thinking AppliedChapter GoalA Method, Not MagicWays That Design Thinking Has Been Used in CitiesWhen Urban Design Rises Above ImpositionAssessing the Usefulness of Design ThinkingSection One: Key PointsA REVIEW OF SMART CITY TECHNOLOGIESSmart City Planning and ManagementChapter GoalSmart Cities and Their Role in the Creation of a National IdentityA New Role for City GovernmentBalancing the ForcesThe Politics of ArtifactsThe Fundamentals of Smart InfrastructureChapter GoalThe Energy OpportunityThe Building OpportunityOrchestrating Our Lives, Not Just Our BuildingsThe Bonds of Energy and WaterFull ConvergenceThe Urban Life ForceChapter GoalTransportation as Animating PrincipleInnovative Transportation ServicesTransportation ConnectsWhere Do We Go Now?Section Two: Key PointsDATA ANALYTICS AND THE SMART URBAN DWELLERSmart City AnalyticsChapter GoalThe Vocabulary of AnalyticsAnalytical ModelsThe Analytics of ThingsThe Analytical Intersection of Human and MachineAnalytics as a ServiceTechnology, Social Inclusion, and the Wisdom of the Urban CommunityChapter GoalTechnology in Social InclusionPeople as SensorsFrom Social Inclusion to Social InfluenceCrowdsourcing for a Smarter CityInformation Security and PrivacyChapter GoalDrawing the LinesSecurity Deserves an Important Place in DesignPrivacy Begins in the HomeThe Role of Open Data in the Privacy DiscussionPutting This into PracticeSection Three: Key PointsDESIGNING INNOVATIONHacking the CityChapter GoalDesigning InspirationSociospatial PerspectivesSmart Cities: Problem or Promise?Chapter GoalForging a PartnershipCreate an EcosystemCrossing the Chasm of FearHow Design Thinking Can Work for the Smart CitySo, You Want to Design a Smarter City?Section Four: Key Points




Autore

Carol L. Stimmel is the founder and CEO of Manifest Mind, a collaborative research and consulting organization, working to ensure that companies and investors have the information they need to make enduring investment decisions in the complex world of sustainability. Stimmel is recognized for her integrity, years of experience, independent spirit, and ability to create expert teams on-demand, which have rapidly made Manifest Mind a trusted source of insight for assessing opportunities in developing human economies, the built environment, and natural ecosystems. With 25 years of experience in emerging technology markets, including operations, research and analysis, and product design, she is a frequent speaker and co-author of The Manager Pool (2001), author of Big Data Analytics Strategies for the Smart Grid (2014), and Building Smart Cities: Analytics, ICT, and Design Thinking (2015). Currently, she is working on new approaches in the field of sustainable finance and future tech collaboration. Stimmel holds several key technology patents and pending applications with myriad co-inventors, including those related to virtual communication, broadcasting, autonomic computing, and energy benchmarking.










Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9781032340128

Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 9.25 x 6.25 in Ø 1.01 lb
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:47 b/w images
Pagine Arabe: 292


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