Beatriz Velázquez Soto, Head of Digital Coverage at Poder Ejecutivo del Estado de Querétaro
No doubt, the idea of a sensible metropolis is a vital situation, which, over time, has gained extra energy, particularly in city planning and growth, in addition to in sustainable growth. Though it’s true that there are a lot of sources that give you a definition, I consider that one of many sources that collect a lot of the elementary parts is the one developed by the OECD, by which they outline a sensible metropolis as a metropolis that makes use of know-how and knowledge to enhance the standard of lifetime of its inhabitants, optimize the effectivity of public companies, cut back their environmental influence and promote financial growth.
On this sense, Querétaro is an exemplary case of transformation in direction of a sensible metropolis in Mexico because it has a strategic program referred to as Querétaro Digital, whose goal is to scale back the digital divide and thereby cut back the disparities of the gaps within the instructional discipline. , labor, social, and financial.
It has 4 strategic axes centered on creating:
● Digital Authorities: Obtain the effectivity and transparency of the general public administration by way of the use and adoption of digital applied sciences, bringing the state ever nearer to the citizenry to enhance their high quality of life.
● Digital Society: Develop the required expertise within the Queretaro inhabitants, making certain an inclusive method that enables them to effectively use and undertake digital applied sciences and practice the human expertise required for sustainable financial and social growth.
● Digital Economic system: Increase the degrees of competitiveness and productiveness of the economic system of the State of Querétaro by way of the event and incorporation of digital applied sciences in manufacturing processes with an inclusive method.
● Connectivity and ICT: Assure the expansion of Web entry and Info Expertise all through the state.”
For that reason, Querétaro has included the usage of state-of-the-art applied sciences in authorities procedures associated to citizenship and at present has a chatbot referred to as QROBOT by way of which residents can study the primary matters of curiosity, such because the standing of one in every of his largest works on Paseo 5 de Febrero, public transportation, consuming water companies, procedures associated to fundamental schooling, car procedures, and the general public property registry. On the whole, in QROBOT, there are greater than 45 automated companies and greater than ten dependencies included.
“It’s essential to say that Querétaro is the state that has positioned itself as the info middle hub, by which technological giants reminiscent of Microsoft and KIO Networks have put in, and others are about to put in their knowledge middle.”
So far as connectivity is worried, at this time, for the primary time, all public fundamental schooling faculties have web of their amenities, which can permit kids to have entry to higher and better high quality instructional companies.
Thus, along with having a strategic geographical location, which makes it a core level for regional and nationwide connectivity, it’s the entry level to numerous transportation routes and is conducive to the event of clever transportation and logistics infrastructure.
Moreover, its economic system has had exponential development, positioning itself as a number one state in technological growth, manufacturing, and the aerospace business.
Additionally, you will need to spotlight that it has joint work and hyperlinks between academia, business, and authorities and at present homes numerous extremely prestigious instructional establishments, in addition to analysis facilities that encourage technological growth and innovation within the state and the usage of applied sciences within the numerous manufacturing processes.
It’s essential to say that Querétaro is the state that has positioned itself as the info middle hub, by which technological giants reminiscent of Microsoft and KIO Networks have put in and others are about to put in their knowledge facilities.
It’s clear that there are nonetheless many challenges to face and resolve, however at this time, Querétaro has a fantastic alternative to make use of applied sciences and create clever options to enhance the standard of lifetime of Querétaro residents. With enough planning and the need of everybody, extra environment friendly companies, higher safety, and fluid city mobility may be supplied, and, in fact, the usage of public and pure sources may be optimized, contributing to environmental sustainability and financial financial savings.
The above will appeal to extra and higher investments to the state, creating high-value added jobs, strengthening data employees, growing their competitiveness, and serving as a mannequin and inspiration for the nation and the world.
Lastly, you will need to spotlight the progress that the state has made, significantly in relation to the event and implementation of regulatory devices that permit it to maneuver in direction of an environment friendly digital authorities centered on the citizen and that responds to the present wants of the surroundings, reminiscent of they’re: the legislation of digital authorities which goals to ascertain the final provisions for the use and consolidation of knowledge and communication applied sciences by its topics of their interplay with people, in addition to the superior digital signature legislation which its function is to control and promote within the state the usage of digital media, digital paperwork and superior digital signature.