Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh discusses in the book the technologies he considers
essential for the emergence of true Smart Cities; and he refers to the lessons
that can be learnt from previous failed smart city initiatives. The book
provides a blueprint that can be used to develop holistic smart cities of the
future. In addition, it discusses a range of supportive elements from
governance to citizens' awareness that are essential in developing successful
smart city implementations.