Vol.8, No.4, November 2019.                                                                                                                                                                           ISSN: 2217-8309

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TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science

Smart City: From the Metaphor of Urban Development to Innovative City Management


Daniyar Mukhametov


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Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 1247-1251, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM84-20, November 2019.


Received: 30 June 2019.

Revised:   25 October 2019.
Accepted:  03 November 2019.
Published: 30 November 2019.




The article deals with the evolution of the concept of smart city. Smart city can be examined as the modern metaphor of urban development that is connected with the introduction of information technologies to address a wide range of governance issues. The innovation of the smart city is based on the increased role of human capital, inclusive institutions and cooperation of key participants within innovation ecosystem. The article proposes the use of a three-level model of urban benchmarking, which can contribute to the system self-organization. The future of the smart city projects will depend on ensuring cybersecurity, human and social capital, modern engineering ideas and competent project activities.


Keywords – Smart city, Digital technologies, City benchmarking, Human capital, Urban development, Innovation ecosystem.



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