Editorial

Milton Keynes: ‘more evidence needed to drive smart city investment’

MK strategy director says case studies are needed to improve prospects for smart and IoT public sector initiatives

Posted 30 November 2016 by

Latest headlines from our content partner 'Government Computing'There remains insufficient evidence on the impact from introducing and investing in sensor and other smart city technologies within the public sector as a means to improve efficiency, according to Milton Keynes Council strategy director, Geoff Snelson.

Snelson, who helps head up projects such as the council’s smart city programme that aims to introduce an expanding city wide Internet of Things (IoT) network, discussed potential challenges and opportunity for local authorities from this work during the Socitm conference held in the city last month.

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