Opinions

Gearing up for an electric vehicle future in greener, smart cities

Gearing up for an electric vehicle future in greener, smart cities

The Rolton Group’s Chris Evans looks at the infrastructure requirements for integrating electric vehicles into our cities.

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.

The energy sector and cybersecurity – the other capacity gap

The energy sector and cybersecurity – the other capacity gap

Michael John, Director of Operations, ENCS, looks at the urgent skills challenges in the energy sector.

A solutions-first smart city approach will benefit citizens faster

A solutions-first smart city approach will benefit citizens faster

Smart infrastructural changes are highly valuable for improving our cities. However, they must go hand in hand with targeted, smaller scale solutions that work with existing services and tackle pressing, human challenges, says Hannah Kaner, Orange Bus.

Success in smart cities depends upon success in the smart home

Success in smart cities depends upon success in the smart home

The smart home is the key to the success of the smart city, says Simon Forrest, Imagination Technologies.

Are local leaders ready for America’s small town revolution?

Are local leaders ready for America’s small town revolution?

Disruptive technologies are set to spur a new era of small town growth, says Barton Russell from the Barton Russell Group consultancy. The question is whether local leaders are ready to grasp the opportunity and manage the new challenges it could bring.

Smart cities: What’s in a name?

Smart cities: What’s in a name?

Is the term ‘smart cities’ helpful, or could it be potentially damaging? What terminology should we use and how much does it matter?

Smart cities, smart future: Finding the middle ground

Smart cities, smart future: Finding the middle ground

Successful smart city projects need to balance technology, governance, economic and social needs. Chordant’s Jim Nolan looks at how to find a way ahead.

Data-rich IoT: The only smart solution to aging infrastructure

Data-rich IoT: The only smart solution to aging infrastructure

Danny Krywyj, President, Orbis, looks at how cities can better prepare their infrastructure for some of the greatest challenges to come.
Empowering vulnerable citizens in smart cities

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Empowering vulnerable citizens in smart cities

Smart city initiatives aim to make our lives easier but cities can’t be truly ‘smart’ if they fail to serve entire groups of society.

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