Adhering to the fundamental concept and vision of “Better Intelligence, Better City ”, Jinan endeavors to build itself a well-known smart city nationwide. It was rewarded with “Industry Digital Transformation Award” and released the first international standard for smart city worldwide. With its role transformed from “Chinese model” to “world sample”, Smart Jinan enjoys more recognition and reputation.

Weifang is a prefectural city in central Shandong. The Smart City Project of Weifang is an example of Smart City Technology Innovation. Weifang is home to the first urban cloud computing centre, built and operated via a PPP model in China.

Department of Transport of Shandong Province uses the basic data of the highway network, highway road condition information in the transportation industry, and information outside the industry such as weather, hydrology, geology, marine forecasts and disaster warning, tourist attractions and travel agency information to build a travel information service platform, providing comprehensive, real-time, and accurate road condition information to optimize public travel choices.

The port city of Qingdao in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong has introduced, through the “National Smart City Pilot” project, an intelligent management decision-making platform based on multi-dimensional data analysis technology.