CITYkeys smart city performance measurement system

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  • Aapo Huovila

  • M. Airaksinen
  • I. Pinto-Seppä
  • K. Piira
  • P. Bosch
  • T. Penttinen
  • H. M. Neumann
  • N. Kontinakis

Research units

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research
  • Austrian Institute of Technology
  • Dimenteq Oy


Cities are tackling their economic, social and environmental challenges through smart city solutions. To demonstrate that these solutions achieve the desired impact, an indicator-based assessment system is needed. This paper presents the process of developing CITYkeys performance measurement system for target setting and monitoring. This European smart city indicator framework was developed by analyzing cities' needs, existing indicators and gaps.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-125
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal for Housing Science and Its Applications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Research areas

  • CITYkeys, Indicator, Indicator framework, KPI, Performance measurement, Smart city

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