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Going cashless: How cities benefit from simpler payments

Going cashless: How cities benefit from simpler payments

Pursuing cashless initiatives could be an important step in delivering smarter cities, says Gemalto’s Ankit Kumar.

How design can pave the road towards a new personal mobility

How design can pave the road towards a new personal mobility

Smart Design’s Jasper Dekker plots a route to mobility as a service (MaaS).

City data-sharing scales up

City data-sharing scales up

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

Data-driven transport: Putting the passenger in control

Data-driven transport: Putting the passenger in control

With new market entrants and business models increasingly gearing mobility services towards passengers, transport companies must accelerate their move into the digital age, says Ross Timms, Rufus Leonard.

How tech can combat the bystander effect

How tech can combat the bystander effect

If used correctly, technology can help communities become more active in emergency response situations. Amir Elichai, CEO and Founder, Carbyne, explains how.

Smart cities: A more liveable future, today

Smart cities: A more liveable future, today

IHS Markit expects to see a surge in the number of smart cities across the globe.

Smart cities and GDPR: What’s next?

Smart cities and GDPR: What’s next?

GDPR came into force in May this year. Now what? Colin Tankard from Digital Pathways takes a look.

Why we need a Hippocratic Oath for algorithms and AI

Why we need a Hippocratic Oath for algorithms and AI

Smart cities are about people. Vitor Pereira looks at how we stay human-centred in an increasingly algorithmic world.

Digital automation and the smart city

Digital automation and the smart city

Nokia’s Outi Niemi looks at the potential offered by automation in a smart city context and shares examples from related industries.

Three smart city lessons from Manchester’s CityVerve

Three smart city lessons from Manchester’s CityVerve

As the technical lead on the CityVerve project in Manchester, Cisco’s Nick Chrissos shares the takeaways for other cities.