These Are The World’s Smartest Cities

Methodology

  • task forces, committees, and departments that are dedicated to longer-term strategic foresight and futures work
  • managers and cabinet-level staff who are focused on strategic foresight and futures work
  • government data that’s digitized and accessible
  • citizen data that’s anonymized, digitized and accessible
  • community leaders who are experts in tech
  • proactive cybersecurity staff dedicated to continuous learning
  • abundant 4G (and soon 5G) connectivity
  • smart grids for traffic and electricity
  • public transit systems optimized for riders
  • availability of car and bike-sharing services
  • public-private tech partnerships that benefit all income levels
  • environmental protections
  • clean energy options
  • long-term urban planning

These are the world’s smartest cities for 2018

  • Abu Dhabi
  • Amsterdam
  • Berlin
  • Boston
  • Copenhagen
  • Doha
  • Dubai
  • Geneva
  • Gothenburg
  • Hamburg
  • Helsinki
  • Hong Kong
  • London
  • Luxembourg
  • Melbourne
  • Montreal
  • New York
  • Osaka
  • Paris
  • San Francisco
  • Seoul
  • Singapore
  • Stockholm
  • Tallinn
  • Tel Aviv
  • Tokyo
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver
  • Zurich

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CEO of @FTI . Future scenarios + planning + foresight + tech trends. Prof @NYUStern. 4x best-selling author. Cofounder @SparkCamp.

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Amy Webb

Amy Webb

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CEO of @FTI . Future scenarios + planning + foresight + tech trends. Prof @NYUStern. 4x best-selling author. Cofounder @SparkCamp.