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The Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, experience using digital initiatives for the co-production of the public good: The case of the Operations Centre

In the scenario of technological changes that were introduced by the waves of globalisation and the construction of an Information Society, together with recent national distresses, Brazilian cities face the challenge of combining competitiveness and sustainable urban development. Having in mind this complex landscape, this article seeks to analyse the experience Rio Operations Centre (ROC) of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.. That purpose will be achieved through the review of bibliography and a case study, which will be conducted with the objective of confronting referred theory with the successful practices implemented in the (inter)national scenario. From the analysis of the experience in ROC, awarded “Smart City Expo World” at the Smart City Expo World Congress (Barcelona, Spain, 2013). Finally, it is believed that the contribution of this research proposal will impact issues of urban quality, such as housing, economy, culture and environmental conditions.

Author(s):

Marciele Berger Bernardes    
University of Minho
Portugal

Ranniéry Mazzilly S. de Souza    
University of Minho
Portugal

Francisco Pacheco de Andrade    
University of Minho
Portugal

Paulo Novais    
University of Minho
Portugal

 

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