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The Future of Government is.. Deloitte Government
In an ever changing, rapidly growing world where cities are interacting with citizens in smarter ways, and nations are navigating complex geopolitical issues in pursuit of progress — how can Governments help find order and bring clarity?
We live in the urban age; where a fast-growing population has given rise to megacities and technology has created a complex, fast-paced global village. And, our cities will continue to evolve. It is projected that 68 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, up from 55 percent at present.
With ever-increasing pressures on public services and infrastructure - driven by urban and population expansion - governments are looking at smart city solutions that turn these challenges into opportunities for innovation. Opportunities that can lead to more effective service delivery in the public sector.
Leveraging data and technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) could aid the next generation of urban development in areas such as transportation, construction, communication, and citizens’ right to privacy.
Smart cities in the world are no longer just a science fiction concept. They are becoming a reality and a necessity of the modern age. The solutions that make up smart city technology are already impacting public service delivery and creating the link between citizens and municipalities.
As new emerging technologies drive new business models, digilisation becomes key and citizens of municipalities and metros demand efficient data driven services and accurate data. Governments must enforce and implement regulation, ensure fair, competitive markets and protect citizen privacy – all while fostering innovation and overcoming existing challenges such as shortage of staff, red tape and a shifting regulatory landscape.
Change unitises our strengths as global citizens - being human. At Deloitte we are ready to walk this journey with you, to rethink and re-invent what the government of the future should be.