On a battlefield, it’s not always the one who strikes first, who wins. You can start with loose fists, maintain resistance, and finally counterattack. And at the time when the COVID-19 is presented as our main enemy worldwide, we realize that technology and the digitization of the planet is what allows us to maintain that resistance and even fight back.

However, this unexpected problem reveals that our society is still not as digitalized as it should be to face that kind of disasters (COVID-19) head on and that the need for Smart Cities is present and very real.