Enabling the smart city: the progress of city e-governance in Europe

  title={Enabling the smart city: the progress of city e-governance in Europe},
  author={Krassimira Paskaleva},
  journal={International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development},
  • K. Paskaleva
  • Published 27 January 2009
  • Business
  • International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development
How can electronic governance (e-governance) assist in helping cities make better decisions and become more competitive, as well as engaging with citizens in democratic activities and decision-making processes? This paper suggests that e-governance may provide a new vehicle for the emerging 'smart city'. The paper assesses the conceptual landscape for city e-governance, with a focus placed on how cities can foster collaborative digital environments to enable local competitiveness and prosperity… 

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