Step into the future with Envisioning Cities

Envisioning Cities is a free and continuously updated emerging technology platform that enables you to plan for the future and manage how you get there.

2 years ago   •   2 min read

By Michell Zappa

Step into the future

Envisioning Cities is a free and continuously updated emerging technology platform that enables you to plan for the future and manage how you get there. We help you discover and learn about innovative ideas affecting cities worldwide, including generating Civic Engagement, promoting transparent Governance, managing Logistics, Mobility, and ensuring public health and Security. Each technology is described, assessed and tagged according to multiple criteria including readiness levels and related sustainable development goals.

Envisioning Cities is also a community for those interested in staying up to date with the latest emerging technologies. We offer our research to anyone involved in urban innovation in order to contribute to the growing understanding of technology in society. By sharing our research freely we hope to bring reliable insights to those most needing it.

Envisioning offers technology intelligence and platform tools to people worldwide. Find out more about our solutions and how you can use Envisioning Cities:


Become future-proof

Technology systems are advancing faster than organizations can reasonably be expected to follow. With years of experience monitoring emerging technologies, Envisioning has developed a consistent, scalable method for tracking technology affecting cities and urban solutions worldwide.

How can I use it?

  • Identify emerging technologies and urban solutions.
  • Evaluate your organization's preparedness.
  • Plot your technology and innovation roadmap.
  • Save time and resources by learning from global best practices.
  • Construct credible scenarios and creative brainstorms.

Who is it for?

  • Scenario planners, innovation teams and futurists.
  • Technology professionals and companies.
  • Public servants at the city, state and federal levels.
  • Smart cities consultants, urban planners and developers.
  • Academic institutions and corporate R&D labs.
  • Providers of hardware, software, and other solutions.
  • Energy and utility companies.

Envisioning Cities
The future of cities at your fingertips. Envisioning Cities is an emerging technologies platform that enables you to plan for the future and manage how you get there.

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