Looking back at 2014 – Did the Smart Cities prognostications come to fruition?
Just as with any technology sector, smart cities has offered analysts and investors a lot to speculate about. Spending forecasts, mergers and acquisitions, growth and new gadgets in smart technology have filled the web and conference schedules with plenty to speculate about. But did any of the 2014 predictions come true? Perhaps in some ways they did. Yes, we’ve seen growth in smart cities marketplace. Certainly as the definition has grown to incorporate more aspects of city