Journal of Computing and Natural Science

Foundational Aspects of Smart Cities Leading the Digital Economy - An Review

Journal of Computing and Natural Science

Received On : 08 June 2022

Revised On : 30 July 2022

Accepted On : 25 September 2022

Published On : 05 January 2023

Volume 03, Issue 01

Pages : 035-045


Due to the proliferation of advanced computing devices, it is now possible to attain faster data availability, data transportation, intuitive programming, and efficient infrastructures. In addition to enhancing the economy in terms of financial assets, and energy in the management of cities, the projected advantage is that it will have a positive impact on the quality of services provided to urban citizens. This article analyzes the foundational aspects of smart cities within the context of the digital economy by examining the roles of the digital economic developing in the construction of cities using China as a case study. This paper further explores the challenges facing the construction of the digital economy and smart cities, and provides a recommendation to Belarus to enhance its influence of the digital economy in their smart cities and e-government development. Based on a critical survey provided in this article, researchers and city developers are provided with insights and recommendations for bolstering the smart city's "digital radiation drive."


Urbanization, Smart Cities, Digital Technologies, Digital Economy, Information and Communication Technologies.

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Francisco Pedro, “Foundational Aspects of Smart Cities Leading the Digital Economy - An Review”, Journal of Computing and Natural Science, vol.3, no.1, pp. 035-045, January 2023. doi: 10.53759/181X/JCNS202303004.


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