Geographic CIMI 2016

With this visualization you can explore the CIMI 2016 in a convenient map, allowing you to see how your city compares with other closely geographically located municipalities.  Below is a worldwide visualization of the CIMI 2016 to give you a general overview of all 181 cities in this year's edition. The color of each city corresponds with its overall ranking, where green colors indicate a higher ranked and red colors are lower ranked city. The overall performance is reflected in the markers' size, where a larger circle corresponds with an overall higher performance.
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Under the "Geographic CIMI 2016" tab you can find the a more detailed version of the CIMI 2016 split up by geography and our ten dimensions:

    1. Economy
      This dimension includes all those aspects that promote a territory's economic development: local economic promotion plans, transition plans, strategic industrial plans, the creation of clusters, innovation and entrepreneurial initiatives.
    2. Environment
      In this dimension, the following factors are essential to cities: improving environmental sustainability through plans to fight pollution, support green buildings and alternative energies, efficient management of water, and policies that help counteract the effects of climate change.
    3. Governance
      People are central to solving all the challenges faced by cities. because of this, such factors must be taken into account as people's level of participation, the authorities' ability to get business leaders and local role-players involved, and the application of e-Governance plans.
    4. Human Capital
      The main objective of every city should be to improve its human capital. Therefore, it should be able to attract and retain talent; create plans to improve education, and promote creativity and research.
    5. International Outreach
      Those cities that wish to progress must achieve a privileged place in the world. Maintaining global outreach means improving the city's "brand name" and its international recognition through strategic tourism plans, attracting foreign investment and having representation abroad.
    6. Mobility and Transportation
      In this area, there are two great challenges in terms of the future: facilitating movement through cities, often of very large dimensions, and facilitating access to public services.
    7. Public Management
      This consists of actions intended to improve the efficiency of the Administration, such as designing new models of organization and management. Within this area, great opportunities are created for private initiative, which may contribute to increasing efficiency. 
    8. Social Cohesion
      Concerns for the social environment of the city requires an analysis of factors such as immigration, community development, care of the elderly, the efficiency of the health system, and security and civic inclusion.
    9. Technology
      Although cities cannot proper through technology alone, ICTs (information and communication technologies) are a part of the backbone of any society that wishes to call itself "smart."
    10. Urban Planning
      To improve the "livability" of any territory, one must bear in mind the local master plans and the design of green areas and spaces for public use, as well as making a commitment to intelligent growth. New urban planning methods must focus on creating compact, well-connected cities that have public services that are accessible.