Articles by Brian Cotton

About Brian Cotton

Brian Cotton is a vice president at Frost & Sullivan, where he leads the firm’s global Growth Consulting practice in the IT and telecoms vertical. His involvement in smart cities started in 2006 and he’s been advising public sector, IT, energy and security clients on the topic ever since.

To Find Big Opportunities in Smart Cities, Go Small

The smart city is a global phenomenon driven by a confluence of rapid urbanization, aging infrastructure, and advances in information technology, which are all super-charged by the imperatives of the ever increasing need for government austerity. Globally, it is a...