The rapid growth of social media has been influencing people worldwide in various aspects, be they social, economic, cultural or political.
People have become more reliant on the availability of open government data (OGD) for their everyday lives. More countries have recognized that the OGD is of the essence not only in enhancing public service and living standard, but also in spurring national growth and development. To make the most of the opportunities and benefits derived from OGD, how can governments secure their long-term soundness with their open data policies and governance infrastructure?
Recognizing Incheon Metropolitan City as one of the world’s leading smart cities, this Case Study delves into its Smart City Integrated Platform and illustrates the good practices of its Smart City infrastructure and services, followed by a review of its performance and challenges. On the whole, it provides perceptive insights into the development and utilization of a smart city as the solution to the challenges facing urbanization.