Jennifer Svedberg

Jennifer Svedberg


Jennifer Svedberg is Customer Support Manager at bee smart city. She is responsible for the solution review process and the verification of solutions on the bee smart city network & community. She analyzes solution trends on the global platform and publishes these in our smart city solutions insights.

Recent posts by Jennifer Svedberg

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5 Citizen Engagement Solutions That Smart Cities Should Know

By Jennifer Svedberg on Jun 29, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Civic engagement is not only important for formal city planning processes, but it is at the core of digital urban transformation into smart and sustainable cities and communities. The most widely used ways of engaging citizens, town hall meetings and/or surveys (even with social media campaigns), leave citizen participation rates low and a majority of citizens in the dark about what is being done in their city.

Enabling citizens to provide opinions and feedback as well as to participate in decision making processes is the subject of this top list. Through new forms of urban governance and participation, cities and communities embrace the ability to collaborate with their citizens to co-create a better and smarter city for all.

Explore five leading citizen engagement solutions that aim to bridge the gap between local government, especially city planners, and citizens.

Topics:

Smart Government Co-Creation Citizen Participation Civic Engagement Citizen Sensing Citizen Empowerment Citizen Engagement E-Governance Civic Budget Urban Governance
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6 Smart Lighting Solutions That Smart Cities Should Know

By Jennifer Svedberg on Mar 20, 2020 9:45:00 AM

Streetlights, as they are today, have been a cause of concern for how much energy they consume as well as how they have been adding to the light pollution in cities, burning brightly while no one is around. These are just a few of the concerns that some solution providers have been aiming to address with their Smart Lighting solutions. They aim to make cities feel more safe, make lights more efficient, poles multi-functional and push costs of maintenance and energy down among others in various ways.

Topics:

Smart Lighting Public Safety LED Lighting Energy Efficiency Smart Poles IoT Smart Street Lighting Sensors Lighting Control Retrofitting Lighting Street Lights Street Lighting Intelligent Street Lights Outdoor Lighting Public Lighting Energy Savings Adaptive Lighting Emission Reduction Light Pollution Street Light Control
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