Editor's Blog

Sarah, our editor, loves to give her take on how smart cities are evolving. Her weekly blog gives a small insight into her thinking on each weeks news that comes across her desk.

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Featured Stories

Who’s going to clear the air on 5G?

Who’s going to clear the air on 5G?

There’s no shortage of hope and hype about the benefits 5G is going to bring but something else is gaining traction too: dissent. Who is going to step up and provide a coherent response?

Smart cities: How can We help?

Smart cities: How can We help?

The We Company is expanding into smart cities. Why?

City data-sharing scales up

City data-sharing scales up

New initiatives around city data-sharing look way beyond open data.

Blockchain: Hurry up and wait

Blockchain: Hurry up and wait

Despite the huge amount of hype surrounding blockchain, new research from Gartner bursts the bubble somewhat and finds that very, very few organisations are actually implementing the technology yet.

Smart places must go beyond cities

Smart places must go beyond cities

Many towns and smaller cities are down on their luck. Will technology help them get back up or see them falling further behind? Sarah Wray takes a look

Breaking the data deadlock

Breaking the data deadlock

Cities have been at something of an impasse with their ability to innovate with data. Sarah Wray looks at how those taking action with bold new initiatives are paving the way for everyone to move ahead.