Allowing authorities to efficiently and intelligently manage cities
Big Data impact on Smart Cities
Mining data to re-invent the city
Place de la Nation (Paris) refurbishing project
What if cities could: Discover the variations of frequentation of a defined area; Understand the most commonly-used paths for bikes, pedestrians, cars, buses; Segment visitors by type (workers, tourists, residents)
... And use these analyses to select the best refurbishing project for a defined area?
Thanks to mobile and/or Wi-Fi data, it is possible to understand the population flows within a city, an area or a mall. These analysis are of great values prior to refurbish an area or reorganise a transportation path. Paris city used Big Data to understand the consequences of a modification in road organisation prior to make the changes.