Smart Cities for All (SC4A) choose Raleigh, North Carolina as second city for pilot project

With support from a team of global smart technology and inclusion experts, the objective is to track the city’s progress on digital inclusion and develop roadmap for further progress.

The Smart Cities for All Digital Inclusion Maturity Model was developed by SC4A, a collaboration of G3ict and World Enabled, with support from Microsoft. The first pilot project took place in Mexico.

This assessment tool helps cities evaluate the current state of ICT accessibility and inclusion of persons with disabilities in city digital and smart services. Focused on a broad range of functions important to all cities, such as communications, procurement, training, and technology standards, it defines key performance indicators and metrics to support advancing accessibility and digital inclusion in a smart city context.

It defines key performance indicators and metrics to support advancing accessibility and digital inclusion. It lays out 5 distinct levels of maturity for digital inclusion and accessibility progress across multiple dimensions that are important to all Smart Cities, i.e. technology, data, culture, strategy, and governance.

Source: G3ICT