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Product/Services Overview:

PREPARE STRATEGY: Smart City & Initiatives-Strategy Preparation Services as the part of SDP’s Management Consulting & Government Advisory service offering for Public, Private and Social sector clients.


Product/ Service Delivery Duration:

Min 3-4 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 City & Initiatives-Strategy.

  • Support for Smart City & Initiative Strategy preparation.


Product Offering/SoW Overview:

  • Vision

  • Scope

  • Goals/Objectives 

  • Policy Framework

  • Privacy Guidelines

  • Benchmarking of smart city and initiatives.

  • Current & Emerging Technologies

  • Proposed Smart City Projects and Community Benefits

  • Strategies for Implementation & Oversight

  • Connected Community Strategies

  • Identification of Smart Solutions/ Smart City use cases

  • Data Collection, Management and Integration

  • Metrics for Success (Targets, Metrics/KPIs & Outcomes)

  • Governance

  • Partnership Opportunities

  • Funding Options

  • Risk Identification and Mitigation

  • Timeline

  • Cost and Budget Estimates

  • Guiding Principles.

  • Global Best Practices


Key Benefits:

  • Allows organizations to be proactive rather than reactive

  • Sets up a sense of direction

  • Increases operational efficiency

  • Increase market share and profitability

  • Make a business more durable and sustainable.

  • Make the strategic goals clear.

  • Use a methodology to give the goals more structure.  

  • Set executive goals and demonstrate the leadership team’s focus on strategy.  

  • Make all strategic goals transparent to everyone. Show how each executive’s goals weave together. 

  • Use technology, as transparency and real-time tracking cannot be accomplished otherwise.

  • Show that you are measuring what matters, managing what matters and more importantly that you're going to attain what matters.


Additional Free Offerings:



    • Poor goal setting, vision, mission.
    • Lack of proper stakeholder consultation.
    • Poor identification of challenges to be addressed.
    • Unrealistic smart solutions/use cases identification.
    • Lack of appropriate benchmarks.
    • Failure of identifying crucial risks for success.
    • Lesser understanding of benefit realization.
    • Inability to track progress or lack of performance measurement tools and indices.
    • Lack of alignment
    • People not connected to the strategy
    • No measurements or leading indicators
    • Unclear Funding mechanism, procurement models and project budgeting.
    • Impractical project management approach-unrealistic timelines, resources.
    • Unclear strategy framework to be activated or undergo action or transformation.
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