These are the actions which relate to using technology in places. For more detail to the background of this please read this section of the Birmingham Smart City Plan (pdf) or click on any of the links below to take you to a detailed action which you can comment on.
The aim is affordable and reliable digital connectivity available from anywhere in the city. Fast speeds support the a range of services, from tele-health to mobile learning and entertainment. Birmingham businesses can thrive because they can make use of more effective digital solutions and develop and provide digital services. Communities of place and interest can connect, collaborate and construct news solutions to problems with greater speed and ease.
To read or comment on the individual action see below:
Planning for Digital Infrastructure
New buildings in the city, whether commercial or residential, will benefit from better planned and implemented digital infrastructure. They will incorporate connectivity from the start. This will provide the right combinations of fibre optic cabling, mobile connections and sensors to help Birmingham be a flexible and resilient city.
Open Data & Information Market Places
- Action C1: Birmingham City Council Open data Portal
- Action C2: Future City Platform (FCP)
- Action C3: Increase the reach of the Birmingham City Council Open Data Platform
To create a city where open data and other publicly accessible information is being combined into useful tools by local businesses and adapted by community groups and public services to improve the way we help each other. Freer access to information will improve public service and create new economic value.