Smart cities in Ukraine - the evolution, state and challenges of smart solutions in the area of governance
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Comparatively new in the field of urban development, the concept of “Smart city” is considered to be a crucial tool to overcome urban challenges faced by the citizens in XXI century. The article discusses the basics of the concept, analyzing its key dimensions. An overview of digital market in Ukraine and its positions in the world rankings are provided along with the evolution of e-governance in Ukraine, as one of the components in “Smart city” concept. We have outlined the most interesting smart solutions presented in Ukrainian cities and built a comparative table for those among 4 cities. Based on the analysis conducted we have created a list of challenges faced by Ukraine on its way to “smartization”.