1. TAKE CARE OF DEVELOPMENT AND PRIORITIES.
Technology must first and foremost serve the development and quality of life of the city’s inhabitants. Usually they know what they need. The city’s role is to create opportunities, including, where necessary, legal, institutional, organizational and financial frameworks for the development of all its stakeholders.
Link existing resources. Collaborate around the smart city idea on many levels and with many stakeholders from city units to civic, business, scientific and research communities. Cooperation is needed at every stage of the functioning of a smart city, with particular emphasis on the stage of strategic planning and activities for social acceptance.
3. COMMUNICATE THE VISION
The most important allies in the implementation of a bold vision will be convinced residents, entrepreneurs, representatives of NGOs and other stakeholders. Changes will be carried out effectively by an open and professional leader
4. TAKE CARE OF RESOURCES
Smart city strives for efficient energy management, the use of renewable energy sources, lowering the costs of its long-term functioning and the circular economy. Build a base of talents and competences, because they are the lever of development and fuel for future growth!
5. SHARE DATA
Many innovations, business solutions and improvements in the city’s functioning will arise when all the interested parties can easily use the data processed and collected by the city.
6. BUILD TRUST.
The city is a reliable host of sharing economy platforms. Support creativity by providing free grassroots initiatives (e.g. students, NGOs) of the city’s resources such as space, data sets and information platforms.
Boldly enter new technological solutions, cooperating with business and social partners. Test them in small steps on selected parts of the city and its organization. Take care of systematic and synergy of solutions.
8. MONITOR, CORRECT, COOPERATE.
Choose key development indicators, define goals, analyze and correct actions. Co-create with the residents satisfaction with the city’s services, collect opinions and use them. Support new levels of social dialogue and participation.
9. EASY ACCESS.
All means of transport, city space and city services should be created in a friendly manner for people with various limitations.
Smart cities connect in a network and share their experiences. Cooperation and good communication between all stakeholders are prerequisites for intelligent development.
The Decalogue was created with the participation of a working group to create a Smart City Polska Decalogue led by Mateusz Jarosiewicz.