How to measure the performance of a smart city Conference Paper uri icon


  • The main objective of the smart cities initiative is to allow manage their assets efficiently, betting on innovation and creativity, as a way to promote sustainable and inclusive urban development. When talking about an emerging and promising area like smart cities, the topic of performance measurement has gained more relevance. The performance of smart cities involves measuring the progress of a territory, with regard to its ability to provide a better quality of life for its citizens. It is necessary to understand the territorial specificities, and to know how far technologies can be useful in these territories for a sustainable transition. It is in this context that the present study is based, which aims to assess which technologies the citizens of the urban territory in the province of Santa Elena in Ecuador, understand as striking, in order to measure the intelligent performance of that city. For that, a survey was made, and the results and conclusions presented in this study.

publication date

  • January 1, 2020