iSoftStone invited to speak at first annual Stanford Digital Cities Summit 2016
iSoftStone presented at Stanford’s first annual Digital Cities Summit, hosted by Stanford and PARC, a Xerox company. This invitation-only event brought together an elite group of over 200 global policy makers, CEOs, and experts. As the first summit of its kind, the goal of the conference was to illustrate how disruptive technology is changing the way citizens, governments, and commercial organizations interact. Additionally, discussions focused on creating new social contracts, business models, and behaviors in a digital urban environment.
Exploring future trends of digital cities
iSoftStone was invited to present on the pre-existing legacy of civic technologies in Chinese municipalities and future development trends of global digital cities. Walter Fang, iSoftStone’s Executive Vice President, presented on behalf of iSoftStone. He discussed how delivering products and services through new technologies will become an important trend of future urban development. Similarly, construction of digital cities’ infrastructure will bring advancement opportunities from a host of industries. These opportunities combine huge market prospects with low resource consumption. In addition, emerging industries such as cloud computing, big data and artificial intelligence will also be catalyzed. Lastly, Fang shared that iSoftStone’s City Cloud platform has been a key contributor to successful initiatives in China. The new platform leverages big data and user perspectives. As a result, by targeting smart operational platforms for cities, it attempts to build a new model of urban development.
— Jay Mezher (@jaymezher) October 3, 2016
iSoftStone is a global provider of Smart City consulting and solutions. Moreover, iSoftStone’s solutions are built on technical platforms leveraging big data and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. iSoftStone regularly collaborates with a portfolio of top research institutes and enterprises. These collaborations include Stanford, MIT, Huawei and IBM. Ultimately, these partnerships seek to boost development of innovative industries through international perspectives.
For more information, view Stanford’s Digital Cities Summit 2016 Presentations.