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We need digital identity to unlock the potential of smart cities

We need digital identity to unlock the potential of smart cities

Without digital identity, the great potential of smart cities will be squandered, says Thomas Bostrøm Jørgensen, AllClear ID.

Building the smart cities of the future: Think long-term and local

Building the smart cities of the future: Think long-term and local

By investing in public spaces, we can make smart cities places where residents, workers and tourists want to spend time, says Matt Bird, InLinkUK.

Smart cities in 2018: Tech, transportation and tough conversations

Smart cities in 2018: Tech, transportation and tough conversations

We look back at the top smart cities stories of 2018.

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.

City data-sharing scales up

City data-sharing scales up

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

Reclaiming the smart city

Reclaiming the smart city

At a time when concerns about data and its misuse are growing, leading cities are showing that smart cities can be compatible with privacy and individual digital rights.

What is actually smart about cities right now?

What is actually smart about cities right now?

Megan Goodwin, Interactive Rights Management digital innovation agency, looks at four key obstacles that need to be overcome before we can achieve truly smart cities.

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.