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Nokia’s bet on a programmable city pays off

Nokia’s bet on a programmable city pays off

Paul Adams, Nokia Networks, talks to Smart Cities World about Nokia’s role in Bristol’s smart city initiative.

The three biggest challenges to building a commutable smart city

The three biggest challenges to building a commutable smart city

Radim Cmar, Sygic, examines how we capitalise on the benefits of smart transportation solutions while avoiding negative repercussions.

Cisco, Dortmund and the art of reinvention

Cisco, Dortmund and the art of reinvention

Sarah Wray talks to Mirko Bass about Cisco’s role in Dortmund’s smart city transformation.

San Diego: Creating a scalable smart city

San Diego: Creating a scalable smart city

Sarah Wray talks to Austin Ashe, General Manager of Intelligent Cities at Current by GE.

Smarter cities with edge computing

Smarter cities with edge computing

David Rose, Veea, explains how edge computing helps deliver smarter cities.

Are Europe’s cities ready for autonomous mobility?

Are Europe’s cities ready for autonomous mobility?

Giel Mertens, Sami Angsthelm & Sophie Rasbash, Bax & Company outline three steps to help European cities move ahead with autonomous mobility.

How intelligent infrastructure can shape connected buildings

How intelligent infrastructure can shape connected buildings

As smart buildings scale up, how do we plan them more effectively and how can they be better connected to the smart city? Bruce Milne, Lenovo Alliance, Pivot3, takes a look.

Are there enough data scientists to make cities smarter?

Are there enough data scientists to make cities smarter?

Companies across all sectors report a growing need for data scientists. But are there enough to go round, and how can the public sector attract them?

Why open standards are the key to truly smart cities

Why open standards are the key to truly smart cities

Smart cities require information to flow freely between systems and cities. This will only happen when multiple vendors adopt open standards, says Dr Michelle Supper, The Open Group.

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.