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Harnessing Digital Innovation: a Case Study of Smart City Development in Azerbaijan

EasyChair Preprint no. 13657

16 pagesDate: June 14, 2024


Certainly, here's an overview of the global trend towards smart city development in Azerbaijan:

The global smart city movement has been gaining significant momentum in recent years, and Azerbaijan has been actively embracing this trend. Smart city initiatives aim to leverage digital technologies and data-driven solutions to improve the efficiency, sustainability, and overall quality of life in urban areas.


In the case of Azerbaijan, the government has recognized the strategic importance of smart city development and has been actively promoting and implementing various smart city projects across the country. Some of the key developments include:


Launch of the "Smart City" Program (2018):

The Azerbaijani government launched the "Smart City" program in 2018, which outlines the country's vision and roadmap for transforming major cities into smart cities.

Smart City Pilot Projects:

Ongoing smart city pilot projects are being implemented in cities like Baku, Sumgayit, and Ganja, testing and deploying a range of smart solutions in areas such as transportation, energy, healthcare, and e-governance.

Digital Infrastructure Investments:

The government has been investing in the development of digital infrastructure, including the deployment of high-speed internet, 5G networks, and city-wide IoT (Internet of Things) platforms.

Keyphrases: digital, smart tech, Technology

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BibTeX does not have the right entry for preprints. This is a hack for producing the correct reference:
  author = {Kaledio Potter and Favour Olaoye},
  title = {Harnessing Digital Innovation: a Case Study of Smart City Development in Azerbaijan},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 13657},

  year = {EasyChair, 2024}}
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