Local Governments and Cities

Boost the deployment and support of territorial and urban missions


Boost your territory economic development 

Territory economic development is at the heart of local governments and cities challenges. Related to many local stakes like mobility transformations, infrastructures development, industry reconversion, services coverage, employment growth, and urbanism but also to the territory attractiveness and global radiation, it supposes to gather and orchestrate a wide range of resources, stakeholders, and to deal with constraints or unexpected situations.

Competing in an international ecosystem of cities while managing local questions supposes a lot of flexibility, agility and efficiency as well as an extended collaboration capacity with stakeholders with various profiles. 
Being able to switch from global to local, from normal to crisis mode easily and to be able to work as an integrated and open ecosystem, requests a deep transformation of working processes and the integration of innovation and technical challenges as real opportunities.

Digital Platforms, enabling to work outside institutional siloes and to build the “virtual twin” of any situation or project are the backbone of the transformation of the public sector. Such an approach, enables to work on a shared science-based referential, to simulate the impact of different solutions, to monitor the trends and public opinion, to follow the progress of the projects and to communicate impactfully. It is the key to support an innovative and efficient economic development, a new kind of local public governance and position the territory at the place it targets at the national and international level. 


Ensure your territory educative, social, sportive and cultural development 

Local government are furthermore concerned about ensuring social development, high school and apprenticeship, as well as maintaining and developing the cultural and sportive dynamic of their territory. These axes are essential when talking about development strategies.

  • How to develop social cohesion when events can’t be organized and people can’t gather?  
  • How to maintain education continuity and student engagement in case of crisis? 
  • How to re-open cultural and sportive areas safely when airborne contaminations are dreaded? 

The ability of local governments to address these challenges will be a strong differentiator and “competitive” advantage for their territories. 

Leveraging the power of virtual Twins, they can:

  • Develop social ecosystems through virtual communities and project-based relationships
  • Turn the educative activities into a project based learning mode, allowing lab practice and apprenticeship with industrials as well as exams organization. 
  • Simulate the risks of airborne contamination in public areas, test and validate relevant mitigation measures to allow quick re-opening
  • Monitor the progress of the selected initiatives
  • Communicate in a clear and trustworthy way to all the different stakeholders

Empowering cities in the digital era


Discover how a 3D virtual twin model of the city can help local governments and cities define the right policies to rejuvenate cities and ensure their resilience and sustainability, while offering the best possible quality of life to citizens. This round table gathers Dassault Systèmes experts, sharing concrete examples about how they are partnering with Cities across the globe, and Arup, a long term partner of the Company on City Planning topics. 

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