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Smart Cities: Promise and Challenge of the Internet of Things


January 11, 2017

“Internet of Things” devices measuring energy usage, pollution levels, traffic patterns, public security…. The smart city with IoT predictive maintenance. It’s a fantastic promise. Many analysts predict significant growth in smart cities technology and services, many driven by IoT.

IoT will not achieve desired smart city and smart government results unless cybersecurity and privacy are addressed. And, more effective public investment management is needed to plan for multiple complementary smart initiatives, and to provide regulatory modernization.


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Doug Hadden

Doug Hadden

Executive Vice President, Innovation at FreeBalance
Doug is responsible for identifying new global markets, new technologies and trends, and new and enhanced internal processes. Doug leads a cross-functional international team that is responsible for developing product prototypes and innovative go-to-market strategies.

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