Ranking and benchmarking

To enforce development and achieve a good position, cities identify their strengths and weaknesses, as well as identify their chances to extend comparative advantages in key resources against other cities of the same level. 

Although they are quite common in recent times, current rankings are very different in their approaches or methods. Most cities have quite specific aims focused on shareholder interests based on that city workout their smart strategy.

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Key factors cities watch by Smart Cities development. Sectors track mobility, connectivity, environment, ecology, and life quality meantime tracking the readiness of governments and the support of people.

Mobility

How the city is arranged in terms of transportation, public busses, electrification and alternate mobile resources.

Connectivity

The availability of Internet and mobile communications for citizens in the city center as well as downtown.

Environment

The balance between the life of citizens, business buildings and the industrialisation level in the city.

Ecology

The level of  government support to make the city green, sustainable and friendly to environment and nature.

Life Quality

The comfort level of  the people life. Availability of shows, services, shopping and of course value of DGP (PPP).

Smart City Strategy

Availability and involvement of people and government in developing innovation and creating their city smart.

Professional infrastructure, social and digital maturity of cities. Rating of cities, regions, or countries. Every voice is important and makes a better picture of where is the comfort level of our life.

Citizens

This rating category represents the citizen’s general opinion about the city services’ availability and quality in daily use. It is a subjective point of view about the city by its citizens.

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Business

Rank how easy is to open, build, maintain, and operate a business in the city. Rate government specifics and legal obstacles causing to business either positive or negative impact to open and operations. 

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Connectivity

Connectivity refers broadly to social connections via communications systems. The category represents the coverage of communication networks, availability, and quality of the internet. 

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Education

Rank defines the availability of the education type in the city that includes the basic schools, colleges, and universities, but also the availability of schools for the elderly and similar types of education.

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Environment

Environment quality includes pollution, the greenhouse effect, and also green fields and parks in the city. So greener is the city, so more comfortable is living there. Rank the availability of these elements. 

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Energy

The availability of local energy sources and the overall country’s approach to using renewable energy sources like wind, water, geothermal, solar, and nuclear energy to power their cities and services. 

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Government

The rank category tracks the readiness of the government to build the city of the future. Availability of the strategy, mission, and focus on better development rather than paying plain political games. 

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Health-care

The quality of the healthcare system available to everyone independent of the status is one of the key aspects of a well-developed smart city. Track public as well as private hospitals in the city. 

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Municipality

The municipality makes cities clean and comfortable. The quality of municipalities including waste, water, and other resources recycling technologies is covered by the government and by private sectors. 

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Mobility

So much time you spend in the traffic jam, so less comfort and personal productivity you get. The rank tracks the availability of high-end technologies in the city transportation system. 

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Services

Tracks the availability, quality, and quantity of services that citizens get in the city. Ranking tracking how easy citizens can get the service, and what’s the level of competition. 

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Properties

Properties and living track accommodation of citizens in the most comfortable level. The cost of this accommodation for the common person in the category of public space as well private sectors. 

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Technology

Innovative technologies maturity represents the level of digital development. The most developed cities use the most innovative technologies, including experimental projects. 

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Life Quality

General life quality is given to a city by its citizens. Joining all categories into one shows the level of life quality in the city. So higher the life quality, so higher the citizens’ consciousness level. 

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Cities Eligibility Criteria - About Smart Cities
Despite the fact that even cities with population 10k+ can follow some innovation strategy, we are limited with resources to cover the global development level. Following arguments and conditions that city must complaint based on About Smart Cities governance above.

Global Smart Cities leading the innovation level in technological, infrastructure, and cultural development. These cities measurable track their quality development and take their citizens into account in the decision-making process.

The vision of Smart Cities is to make cities’ environment green and the city system effective, which makes city life stress-less and joyful. Ideal city infrastructure gives people an advantage to get their things easier and feel the nature around them, which gives the ability to calm down their minds. When citizens’ life comfort gets well and their thoughts get relaxed, people self-organize themselves and become more conscious, said Laco Vencel, CEO, Smart City Enterprise.

Worldwide governments focus on areas of governance, economics, infrastructure, business and commercial properties, traffic, logistics, municipal services, mobility, connectivity, healthcare, education, business services, smart grid, energy, and climate-related procedures.

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