Special Report Offers Civic Leaders Effective Strategies to Build Smart Cities

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MUMBAI, May 20, 2019: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, and Knowledge@Wharton, the business analysis journal of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, have published ‘Smart Cities: A Toolkit for Leaders’, a special report designed to help today’s urban leaders understand how their municipalities can harness technology to improve the citizen experience.

Filled with case studies of successful smart cities in the US and Europe and insights from industry experts, the 48-page report explains how making citizen well-being the primary smart city goal can result in happier, healthier and more productive urban spaces. The report focuses on the key stages of developing a smart city, which go beyond the procurement, adoption and integration of technology within a community. It also provides ideas and insights on sustainability, compassion and equity for all stakeholders.

In a Knowledge@Wharton video and podcast about the report, Seeta Hariharan, Group Head, Digital Software & Solutions Group, TCS, said, “If you start by being citizen-centric, that provides the right motivation to drive the right behaviors and take the right actions. Collaboration is absolutely needed across the various departments of the city, but also needed with citizens and private enterprises.”

‘Smart Cities: A Toolkit for Leaders’ is available as a free download at: https://dss.tcs.com/knowledge-at-wharton-special-report-for-mayors-smart-cities/