Smart Cities Need Smart Master Planning Processes

Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report
May 2, 2017 10:00 AM ET

As governments consider where to spend their smart city funding, they may initially center on the critical building blocks of a smart city but often become subject to short-term budget priorities. To this point, responses to the 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/ Smart Utility Report survey suggest a vexing conundrum: What comes first, the budget or the plan?