STANDARDIZATION GUIDE: Smart City & Initiative Standardization Guidelines 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 1-2 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 & Initiative Standardization Guidelines report.
Product Offering/SoW Overview:
Use Cases, Requirements and Applications/Services, categorization of Smart City & Initiatives Standardization Activities.
Identification of Smart City & Initiatives standardization.
Support by providing the guidance & support services for suitable smart city certification.
Monitoring standardization to improve the international image and competitive position of the city in the eyes of investors, as well as creative citizens and the public.
Identify strengths and weaknesses and guide smart city planning.
Track progress in achieving pre-defined goals and targets and identify the position of the city in its efforts towards smartness.
Understand the socio-economic-health and environmental implications of smart city projects.
Identify and showcase best-practice cases of standardization to learn lessons from.
Stimulate discussions among various stakeholders that may result in improved mobilization of resources.
Develop new strategies for improvement of smart city standardization & performance.
Standards facilitate the connection of structures from different suppliers. Interconnection in cities (both physically and virtually) can only be achieved by standardized interfaces using the same harmonized technical rules that are described in standards.
The use of international standards also facilitates the maintenance and repair of city infrastructure. Spare parts can be bought from anywhere at more competitive prices.
Standards give many solutions companies use.
Standards to build the electrical and electronic components, devices or systems which support smooth and integrated smart city development.
Standards facilitate the development of strictly defined solutions that are adapted to specific conditions of the city.
Standards describe good practice and clearly and exactly explain what needs to be used and applied. They also highlight what needs to be specified in procurement processes to ensure goods and services supplied are fit for purpose.
Better policy making and decision making.
An opportunity to make cost savings and attract investment
Resilience for the future
Improves policy making and decision making.
Increases citizen engagement.
Makes city cost savings and attracts investment.
Creates a better quality of life for citizens.
Increases global competitiveness
Explains and sets methodologies for a set of benchmarks for determining and computing the level of urban development and quality of life in a city. With parallel to this, this certification tends to work in sync with other model strategies frameworks for urban growth such as sustainable economic development in communities, Management systems, energy efficiency, and other general principles and requirement.
Novel cost-effective unique and fully customizable to include local KPIs, focus areas and object of special interest.
Steers and guides sustainability, effective governance and delivery of services.
Allows unified way of accessing city’s performance of services, infrastructure, institutions (especially outsourced) for all cities including small towns and big cities,
Improves city operations presenting its aggregated results
Increases transparency and accountability
Leverages project funding, prioritizing city budgets for assessing quality of life.
Introduces transparency and open data fostering public/private infrastructure developments and investment attractiveness
Facilitates learning and use of methodology for continuous improvement and evidence based assessment
Makes possible various benchmarking options, goals definition and comparative analysis in strategies and policies development and planning
Assists in building core knowledge for city decision-making and enabling comparative insight and global benchmarking
Supports new Open Data and new application development
Additional Free Offerings:
- Lack of principally new powerful online tool assisting city administrations and utility providers in smart sustainable governance with practical conformity to smart city and initiative standards.
- Lack of presents achievements that are transparent and verifiable online for all stakeholders supporting cost effective continuous compliance auditing.
- Lack of Fosters community achievements and continuous improvements in real time.
- Lack of effective smart governance tools assisting in monitoring daily life operations and strongly improving productivity of employees.
- Lack of supports certification needs of city administrations and elections proving the trustful evidence.
- Lack of simplification and decrease the certification costs of compliance and other standards while increasing its practical value for cities as digital transformation tool.