The promise of fantastic city services that could simplify our lives and help us use
our shared resources more efficiently requires the entire city ecosystem – not just
the city and not just the business community. To get the right push behind city
services, we believe that one thing is required: a strong local data economy where
participating entities can benefit.
These models are referred to as platform business models (as opposed to pipeline
businesses) in the private sector but need to be slightly modified to be fit for
purpose in a city context.
Enjoy reading about what you can do to unleash a local data economy in your city!