DIAGNOSTIC STUDY: Smart Cities and Initiatives Diagnostic Study service as the part of SDP’s Management Consulting & Government Advisory service offering for Public, Private and Social sector clients.
Product/ Service Delivery Duration:
Min 2-3 months depending upon Size of offering required and Scope of Work.
Ideal Client Type:
Public, Private and Social sector clients: International Agencies, National Governments-Ministries; Local Governments-Municipalities, Development Authorities, Smart City SPVs/ offices, Private Companies.
What is in the package of Product/Services (Deliverables)?
- Smart Cities & Initiatives Diagnostic Report.
- Support for Smart Cities & Initiatives Diagnostic Study service
Product Offering/SoW Overview:
Defining the Diagnostic Scope
Pre-Diagnostic Review-Review Existing Studies, Reports, and Plans
Initiate the dialogue.
Map the Stakeholders
Identify Preliminary Shocks and Stresses
Prepare the Briefing Note
Train the Task Team
Launch Workshop-Invite Workshop Participants
Prepare Workshop Materials
Conduct the Workshop
Interviews and Field Visits-Participate in Field Visits
Conduct Interviews on Sectoral Issues
Assess Resilience through Multiple Lenses
Bringing the Lenses Together
Prioritize Actions and Investments
Next Steps-Wrap-up Meeting with City Leadership
Make the Findings Public
Set the Path for Future Engagement
A critical assessment of the process of designing, applying and interpreting an urban challenges diagnostic methodology
Design and application of the Smart City & Initiatives diagnostic process.
Interpretation of the Smart City & Initiatives diagnostic process
Smart City & Initiative Challenges, Response: Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative
Phases of a smart city and budget distribution
Proposed Indicators in Smart City Sectors like Water, Sewage and Solid Waste, Sustainability, Mobility, electricity, Land Use and Urban Inequality, Competitiveness, Fiscal Management Sectors.
Climate Change (Base) Studies: Urban Growth and Vulnerability
Studies and surveys to fill data gaps
Feasibility studies for critical infrastructure or programs
Scope for technical assistance
Concept for a project
Asking the right questions
Different problems, same methodology
Urban diagnostics help to ‘read’ cities
Evolution of Technology-Based Assessment
To identify individual and class strengths and weaknesses of the smart city
To identify and correct misconceptions
Provide effective and timely feedback
Predict performance on summative assessments
Predicts future performance
Progressing towards demonstrating proficiency on grade level standards
Measure the smart city achievement at the end
Additional Free Offerings:
- Missing Industry Experience
- Being Removed From The Process
- Having Your Best Interest At Heart
- A Wide Pool Of Applicants Without The Right Qualifications
- Losing Applicants To Competitors
- Providing An Insignificant Interview Experience
- A Delayed Hiring Process
- Lack Of Branding
- Great candidates are often fielding multiple offers at once
- There’s too much noise in the market, making it hard to grab candidates’ attention.
- There’s a shortage of talent with the skills your company needs
- Testing candidates’ skills accurately and fairly can be tricky
- Hiring managers are too picky with what they want
- Recruiters sometimes lack the technical knowledge needed to answer candidates’ questions
- There aren’t enough hours in the day
- Engaging qualified candidates
- Creating an efficient recruiting process.