"Cities represent perhaps the most important opportunity for innovation and digital transformation for our entire society and the planet. Through this transformation we can deliver an urban future that is more sustainable and resilient, but also more adaptive."
In this article, the authors explore the successes and failures of the built environment’s digital transformation to date, why the Smart City concept is necessary but not sufficient and 3 steps for achieving the Adaptive City of the future – one which works for everyone.
Nicholas D. Evans is the Chief Innovation Officer at WGI Inc., a national design and professional services firm. He is the founder of Thinkers360, the world’s premier B2B thought leader and influencer marketplace, a former Gartner analyst, and executive at Unisys, KPMG, and PwC.
Gregory Sauter is President at WGI Inc., a national design and professional services firm leading in technology-based solutions for the construction of public infrastructure and real estate development. He is a founder of Smart City Works, the world’s first infrastructure actuator.
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