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SmartCityX accelerator programme names “early start-up acceptances”
02 Nov 2020
Led by San Francisco based VC firm Scrum Ventures along with eight other Japanese partner companies, the programme seeks to redefine ‘antiquated’ accelerator models.
Government-to-university network expands in the US
14 Sep 2020
The Volcker Alliance’s initiative aims to connect governments’ hiring and research needs with local university capacity and is expanding into Chicago and North Carolina.
Playbooks launched for responsible data-sharing
22 Jul 2020
With the onset of Covid-19, data collaborative company BrightHive said it has witnessed an accelerated need for organisations to be able to “rapidly and responsibly” share data with one another.
CivStart and Govlaunch team to bridge gap between start-ups and local governments
05 Jun 2020
To help navigate the challenging public sector marketplace, start-ups entering CivStart’s accelerator programme will receive 24 months of customer and product development, network building and expert guidance.
UK government and TrueLayer forge API banking deal
02 Jun 2020
The start-up’s payment initiation service means people do not need credit or debit cards to make payments for certain paid-for government services.
Crisis communication platform keeps Belgian citizens informed amid Covid-19 outbreak
09 Apr 2020
The municipality of Aalter is using the Ezkoms platform to keep its citizens informed 24-7 with additional data sources of approved information to protect lives and ease anxiety.
Government needs an open partnership to digitise
02 Jan 2018
A new report by the UK’s Institute of Directors and digital transformation specialist, Atos, finds the Government must embrace private sector innovation
Smart cities seek new funding models
26 Jul 2017
A range of financing mechanisms for market players bolsters their growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan
Investment platform will tackle infrastructure issues
12 May 2017
Peterson Partners and Mountaineer Capital Partners have formed an alliance to connect private enterprises with the public sector
London under threat of data breaches
23 Nov 2016
New research finds that 64 per cent of London’s councils suffered a data breach in the last four years
Revolutionising public services
21 Nov 2016
A report by Accenture finds that public sector organisations are using technologies such as advanced analytics and the IoT to try to address citizen demands
Digital vision for Wales
11 Nov 2016
Atos has unveiled an opinion paper which highlights the opportunities that digital services and transformation could bring to Wales
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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