The US Smart Cities Report - 2017 is the second edition of the survey conducted by IHS Markit and US City Decision Maker Survey, a market survey performed in collaboration with the US Conference of Mayors. It provides analysis of current smart city trends in the United States, such as what kind of cities are investing in smart city projects, common business, and funding models, and what is influencing smart city development. The report also provides insight into how these trends will evolve in the future. A total of 51 cities participated in the survey, which ran from October 2017 until the middle of April 2018.
Analyst, Smart Cities
Noman Akhtar has a deep technical knowledge of components building up the smart city platform. As the lead analyst for smart cities at IHS Markit, Noman supervises the Smart City IoT Intelligence Service. He has developed a comprehensive understanding of multiple smart city verticals by regions and project partners.