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Smart cities: Software is eating the world

Smart cities: Software is eating the world

Technology will shape and change the face of cities dramatically. Oliver Gassmann, Co-author of Smart Cities: Introducing Digital Innovation to Cities, explores what those changes might look like.

Driving autonomous vehicles forward with intelligent infrastructure

Driving autonomous vehicles forward with intelligent infrastructure

Cities that want to benefit from autonomous vehicles tomorrow need to think about infrastructure today, says Mike Beevor, Pivot3.

Data centres 'crucial' to making megacities thrive

Data centres 'crucial' to making megacities thrive

The benefits of smart cities will only be realised when digital infrastructures can cope, says Neil Cresswell, VIRTUS Data Centres. What’s the role of next-generation data centres?

Three ways cities can improve their cybersecurity resilience

Three ways cities can improve their cybersecurity resilience

Todd Weller, Bandura Cyber, explores how increasingly connected cities can mitigate growing cyber threats.

Smart cities require creative thinking on data centre real estate

Smart cities require creative thinking on data centre real estate

The push for smarter cities means the data centre real estate market must get creative, says Arun Shenoy, ServerFarm.

Smarter cities with edge computing

Smarter cities with edge computing

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

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.

Collaboration is the key to smart(er) cities

Collaboration is the key to smart(er) cities

Combining citizen data with data from IoT systems and smart city sensors can help create truly actionable and life-saving intelligence. TEOCO’s Daniel Itzigsohn looks at how we can achieve this.

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.

To deliver real change, cities must embrace start-ups

To deliver real change, cities must embrace start-ups

Tim Stone, Venture Partner, at IoT specialist investor, Breed Reply, looks at how cities can better tap the creative power of start-ups.