Agile Cities publishes a survey directed at companies that provide innovative products, services and solutions to cities, local governments or municipalities that undergo a competitive or other selection process.
Click here to take the survey.
Our objective is to learn about what processes companies use to sell innovations to cities, and in particular how they are able to provide evidence of their solution’s track record and viability, and how you build trust in the information you provide. Continue reading
Posted in Agile Cities Survey
Tagged Acquisition, Cities, Innovation, Pre-procurement, Procurement, Provider, Sales, Supplier, Trust, Validation, Vendor
After a first round of consultation of experts and city professionals, Agile Cities is launching the first draft of its 10 stage process to take innovative ideas to full implementation in cities.
Cities Innovations: 10 Steps from Idea to Deployment
You can comment on the 10 Steps and the Draft text here. Continue reading
Posted in Ideas to Deployment
Tagged Business Model, Cities, Deployment, Dialogue, Funding, Idea, Implementation, Innovation, Pilot, Planning, Procurement, Prototype
Creating Transparent Markets for City Innovation – A Survey
If you represent a City you can take the Survey here – it will only take a few minutes.
Deadline for submission: 31.07.2012
Agile Cities is an initiative by Metropolis, Living Labs Global, The Climate Group, Citymart.com and the Technology Strategy Board to improve the process for how cities identify their needs and discover global solutions. Cities are facing major challenges including immigration, aging populations, climate change, economic constraints and aging infrastructure or the need to rapidly build new infrastructure. Agile Cities will support cities in creating strategies around the use of new technologies such as IT and telecoms to enable city services, and provide a concrete platform – Citymart.com – for linking cities with solution providers in an intelligent marketplace. Continue reading