Policy Recommendations Supporting Smart City Strategies: Towards a New Methodological Tool

  • Nils WalravensEmail author
  • Pieter Ballon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10268)


One of the biggest challenges for cities today is positioning themselves in relation to the debate surrounding the “Smart City” concept. Based on a thorough value network analysis of 37 international Smart City services in a doctoral study, a number of policy recommendations are formulated. These recommendations lead to a new methodology that local governments can use to build a vision on their Smart City principles and priorities.


Smart city Local innovation Vision building Policy recommendations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.imec-SMITVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium

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