A Comparison of Smart City Development and Big Data Analytics Adoption Approaches

Zohreh Pourzolfaghar, Christian Bremser, Markus Helfert, Gunther Piller
2018 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems  
This paper intends to elucidate the similarities between smart city development and big data analytics adoption. Both concepts promise new opportunities: smart cities to improve citizens' life quality and big data analytics to drive companies towards the competitive edge. Consequently, the number of organisational big data initiatives and efforts to implement smart city concepts are increasing. In the context of big data analytics adoption, it could be shown that there are two distinct
more » ... s companies follow. They either focus on the search for potential use cases or on the development of a technology infrastructure. Based on a comparison of various smart city and big data analytics use cases, this paper discloses that both of these approaches either concentrate on developing new service development or providing the required infrastructures for future services.
doi:10.5220/0006674501570164 dblp:conf/smartgreens/PourzolfagharBH18 fatcat:puq4qrgs2rd5javeofc3s4mrf4