The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) featured the Smart Cities Financial Guide in the July 2014 issue of its PM Magazine. The Center for Urban Innovation at Arizona State University partnered with the Smart Cities Council to produce the guide. Here's an excerpt from the report, which you can read in full here:
“Knowledge of financial instruments and the processes to engage in sustainable financing of technologies is vital, yet few know how to navigate these complexities,” says Kevin Desouza, ASU associate dean for research, College of Public Programs.
“This guide provides practitioners, whether local government or business organizations, with an insight into the myriad financial options that one can use to underwrite investments in smart technologies."