Smart Communities are people-centric and harness the power of its residents enabled through technology to acquire an understanding of the communities’ needs within a continuously changing and emotive environment.
It provides clear, real-time community-driven statistics, data and sentiment to better understand where limited resources can be deployed to maximise impact and happiness of the community as a whole.
Smart Communities make its people feel heard, secure and included in their environment whilst helping them to collaborate to shape their communities.
Social App Landscape
Social media platforms have revolutionised the ability for masses of people to have their opinions heard. A new generation of technology is needed to turn this valuable information into impact
Persistent: crowd-sourced information that is easily accessible (on demand, used for decision support)
Contextual: In the Information Age, we are overloaded with information. Technology should help make the right information available, at the right-time when the user needs it the most (location-based, time-sensitive, right format)