About us

Smart City Consultants is a small boutique consultancy. We are specialized in executing your smart city strategies and helping organization how to digitize their public services for society .

Smart City Consultants

Our Smart City Consultants are experience with the digitisation of your public services. Especially projects for public agencies is among our speciality. Our consultants can support your project from the start till the end so you don’t have too.

Smart City Consultant Services

Our company provides three types of consulting services for your smart city projects. More specific, our services are firstly planning and management of your project. Secondly we provide services for the infrastructure of your smart city. Thirdly we analyse your city policies. And finally, we manage different technology suppliers to make sure that your supplier implement their technology as you want it to be.

Planning and project management

Your smart city project should spend about 30% of the their resources on planning and project management. Especially the management of all actors take a lot of time.

More details

Our smart city consultants ensure a good delivery of your project. To summarize, see some of our services below:

  • Management consulting.
  • Strategy approaches.
  • Project management.
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Risk management.

Infrastructure and Policy analysis

Your smart city project should spend about 20% on infrastructure and policy analysis.

More details

Infrastructure is about listing the ICT and connectivity needs. And policy analysis is about understanding how the business processes work.

We found that smart cities often fail because policies are not understood enough. Therefore your project should have a good understanding policy protocols in your organization(s). 

To make sure that you can deliver a good smart project, we have summarized some of the services that our consultants deliver below:

  • Market analysis.
  • Policy analysis.
  • Information analysis.
  • Connectivity consultation.
  • IT consultation.
  • Cost estimation.
  • Business models/ CBA.

Technology management

Technology management should be about 50% of your project resources. This means testing new technologies and find technology partners that meet your project objectives.

More details

That is why our smart city consultants manage and analyse technology suppliers for your project. To summarize our consultants provide the following services:

  • Functionality requirements
  • Technology partnerships.
  • Data analysis.
  • Geo analysis.

Office location

Local office

Our office is located in the city centre of Amsterdam.  From here we operate and administer our smart city projects.

Agent based internationally

We can also make use of locally based agents to support you locally with your project needs and local point of contact.

For international projects we can create a local project office  in your country of choice.

Quality assurance

Our smart city projects stay up to date with relevant quality standards for your project. Quality is assured by using the following standards:

General business standards (DNR, 2011)
EU privacy standards (DNR 2011, GDPR 2018)
Smart City Framework standards (PAS21)

The team of smart city consultants

Robert

Smart City Consultant

Robert works primarily in the public sector to assess and implement innovative solutions. He has more than 10 years experience in consulting about the setup and executing of your smart city strategies. He has a masters degree in urban planning at the university of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Kevin

Smart Security Consultant

Kevin works as a strategic security consultant for the past 10 years. He has specialized in design and building security control rooms in semi public spaces.