7th International E- conference on Engineering, Technology and Management - ICETM 2022
Author(s) : EVGENY POPOV, KONSTANTIN SEMYACHKOV, KSENIA ZHUNUSOVA
The purpose of this study is to determine the development priorities of the Russian megacities of Moscow and Ekaterinburg based on comparison with the indicators of infrastructural and economic development of smart cities in Singapore and Barcelona. Various methods of comparative assessment of smart cities are analyzed and the problem of a comprehensive analysis of the development of modern megalopolises is posed. Based on the author's model 7I and the matrix of indicators of the development of smart cities, a comparison was made of data characterizing the formation of a digital society in the cities of Singapore, Barcelona, Moscow, Ekaterinburg. As a result of the analysis, some lagging behind the indicators of the development of Russian megacities in comparison with the data on the development of Singapore and Barcelona were identified. The priorities for the development of the Russian cities of Moscow and Ekaterinburg in the direction of the further formation of a digital society are proposed. The results obtained are the basis for the development of large Russian cities in the context of urbanization and digitalization of the urban environment. The results of the study will help form the priorities for these cities based on their comparison with the leading cities in the field of smart development, which will significantly improve the quality of life of the local population and increase the competitiveness of Russian cities.