Developing a Smart City Roadmap for Atlanta

Originally published by Sarah Wray, TM Forum Inform

Speaking at Smart City InFocus in Yinchuan, China, earlier this month, Torri Martin, Director, SMARTATL, shared the City of Atlanta’s approach to smart city transformation.

Atlanta has a population of around 750,000 but every day that swells to around 1 million as people flock to jobs in the city. This creates big challenges for the city and its citizens. And that’s where Atlanta started, by surveying its citizens to ask them about their pain points – the importance of citizen engagement was one of the key themes that emerged during the Smart City InFocus event.

Interestingly, patterns emerged… [read more]