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Product/Services Overview:

MARKET ENTRY: Smart City & Identity Market Entry 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)?

Business Models report, guidelines and recommendations


Product Offering/SoW Overview:

  • Drafting Smart Cities Investment Strategy, Market Research & Business Reporting, Impacts/ Benefit realization.

  • Assess the Target Market.

  • Assess the Client's Capabilities.

  • Analyze Client Resources Relative to the Investment Needs & Expected ROI.

  • Providing support in market entry & growth exercises for companies, organization and FDI for Smart Cities.

  • Smart Cities Business Process Design & Mapping with assessment as per the target market.

  • Competitor Profiling and Analysis

  • Bringing multilateral & bi-lateral Trade Investment in Smart Cities.

  • Drafting & reviewing the government reports in grants, proposals, investment dialogues.

  • Providing support in attending, delivering smart city seminars, expos & trade delegations.

  • Drafting & reviewing the government reports in grants, proposals, investment dialogues.

  • Stakeholder Management & coordination with trade investment boards & government entities.

  • Drafting/formulazing smart cities policies for investment, technology awareness etc.

  • Performing due-diligence on services, portfolio and market competition analysis & Smart Cities Benchmarks.

  • Smart Cities Projects Prioritization Criteria., Smart Economy in Services (MaaS, SaaS, DaaS etc.)

  • Identification of Smart Cities KPIs and KPIs for smart cities advantages.

  • Smart City & Initiatives, RFP excel matrix for bid management.


Key Benefits:

  • Ease of doing business for companies participating in Smart City business.
  • International trade and economic development-Evaluation of donor programs, Global value chain and international trade analysis, Public financial management, Regional economic development analysis
  • Performing due-diligence on services, portfolio and market competition analysis & Smart Cities Benchmarks.
  • Developing Smart Cities economic models, econometric models, financial models
  • Economic modelling and forecasting-Quantitative scenario analysis, Macroeconomic forecasting, Economic and social impact assessment, Economic contribution modelling, Outcomes and impact measurement, Demand forecasting, Model validation, Transportation Economics
  • Policy design and program evaluation-Policy and program design and evaluation, Review and advice on microeconomic reform, Labour market analysis, Environmental and social policy, Government revenue and funding analysis
  • Optimization and prioritization- Cost-benefit analysis, Cost-effectiveness analysis, Commercial analysis, Profitability analysis, Project/service feasibility, Behavioral  economics, Cost-utility analysis, Risk benefit analysis, Fiscal impact analysis, Service planning
  • Competition, litigation, markets and regulation-Antitrust advice, Economic analysis of M&A transactions, Expert witness services, Economic damage estimation, Regulatory and regulated entity modelling, Market analysis, Competition analysis


Additional Free Offerings:



    • Lack of clear business and market engagement.
    • Monopolization of Resources
    • Economies of Scale
    • Restrictive Practices
    • Regulatory considerations and barriers.
    • Cost overruns due to delays,
    • Inappropriate procurement,
    • Pay negotiations,
    • Poor management and under-estimates;
    • Loss of profits or other benefits arising from other risks.
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