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Transport benefits from big data and the 'internet of things' in smart cities

A scoping study into deriving transport benefits from big data and the internet of things in smart cities.

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Scoping study into deriving transport benefits from big data and the internet of things in smart cities

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This study provides a better understanding of the potential opportunities, challenges, enablers, data needs and the possible business models to support big data transport applications in a smart cities context.

The study includes the following elements:

  • a review of the existing evidence base
  • a gap analysis to identify research gaps and recommended actions
  • identification of the available big datasets
  • a discussion on the benefits, the challenges and enablers associated with big data and the internet of things
  • an assessment of the feasibility of open architectures and innovation platforms
  • an assessment of whether there are any skills shortages
  • identification of new business models
  • a discussion of the areas of the connectivity between policy agendas across government
Published 7 September 2017