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Delivering on the promise of the smart city with a platform approach

Delivering on the promise of the smart city with a platform approach

Arnaud Legrand, Nokia, outlines the city as a platform vision and its benefits for cities, citizens and private sector partners.

What a transport revolution means for the future

What a transport revolution means for the future

Paul Zanelli, TRL, explores how we make CAVs – and their benefits – a reality.

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 and simpler times

Smart cities and simpler times

Sarah Wray gets the January blues with ‘digital by default’ services.

Smart building trends: Predictions for what’s to come

Smart building trends: Predictions for what’s to come

Franco Castaldini, ThoughtWire, rounds up the smart building trends to look out for.

A new data economy: Funding city services

A new data economy: Funding city services

Given today’s financial and operational pressures, cities are looking for new ways to drive change and fund local services. Data is a largely untapped resource, says Albert Seubers, Atos.

Smart cities and cybersecurity: Is it wise to get smarter?

Smart cities and cybersecurity: Is it wise to get smarter?

As the popularity and inevitability of smart cities expand, so too does a cybercriminal’s opportunistic attack surface. Keiron Shepherd, F5 Networks, evaluates the risks.

The time is now to integrate the connected car into smart city planning

The time is now to integrate the connected car into smart city planning

Now is the right time for city leaders to plan for fully integrating connected cars into smart cities, says Sebastien Brame, Clarion Europe.

Why the UK needs a national digital twin

Why the UK needs a national digital twin

Matthew Evans, executive director, techUK, explores how we can make the vision of a national digital twin a reality, placing the UK at the forefront of putting data to use.

To seize the smart city opportunity, local authorities must lay the right foundations

To seize the smart city opportunity, local authorities must lay the right foundations

We can’t predict the future but local authorities can still lay the groundwork to ensure they can capitalise on new technologies as they emerge, says TechnologyOne’s Anwen Robinson.