In this article you will read about,
- how the Data Competence Center for Cities and Regions (DKSR) implemented its business model,
- how cities and municipalities benefit from data-based analyses and applications
- and what role the Open Telekom Cloud plays for the DKSR.
Urbanization is a huge trend: in 2010, already half of the world’s population lived in cities. For 2050, the UN predicts that two-thirds of all the world's inhabitants will live in urban regions. In Germany, three out of four citizens already live in cities.
That brings with it various challenges: housing is becoming scarce, new land needs to be developed, the tense traffic situation needs new mobility solutions, people are suffering from noise and air pollution – cities need new ideas for how to go on.