The Smart Development Institute (SDI) is a certified IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in the Washington DC area. We are agents for transformational changes leading to Smart Communities to improve the quality of life of the citizens of communities. We accomplish this mission through our SMART (Sustainable Mobile Agile Resilient Technology)© Framework. We address Sustainability issues addressing the needs of a Mobile community while leveraging our experience and Agility to act in a dynamic and constantly changing environment and we also address Resiliency issues of the community leading to policy-driven Technology solutions.
We leverage over 30 years of combined experience of our staff and partners in business process transformation, information technology, and management consulting services to provide smart solutions. We focus on understanding the policies of governing bodies of communities to service their citizens. We bridge the gaps of communication through effective outreach strategies to foster collaboration among community stakeholders. With a keen eye on policies serving as enablers, we use this knowledge to transform and optimize the business processes and workflows of communities and implement policy-driven technology solutions to achieve effective digital transformation and inclusion leading to Smart Communities.
Our goal in the Maritime sector is to enable a Smart Maritime Community to help Global Maritime Professionals or GMPs or Mariners address human element challenges as well as educate and train Mariners to become good stewards of the marine environment.