Business Insider, September 2021
Embracing digital transformation can help cities become more sustainable and resilient. One city that’s ahead of the curve is Boston, which has deployed a number of smart technologies and initiatives. “We’re working proactively and trying to be ready for the future,” Manuel Esquivel, the city’s senior infrastructure and energy planner, told Insider. “There’s no doubt that smart technology has a huge promise on making city operations efficient and robust.”
For the past few years, Boston has collaborated with businesses, universities, and the public to lay the groundwork for its digital transformation plans. Here’s a look at what the city has in the works.