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AI, cities and climate change

AI, cities and climate change

Ben Hawes explores how artificial intelligence could help cities tackle the climate crisis.

Five tips for cities to attract innovative start-ups to urban challenges

Five tips for cities to attract innovative start-ups to urban challenges

Partnerships between cities and start-ups can deliver huge benefits but these parties don’t always talk the same language. Judith Schuermans, Simone Ploemacher & Sebastiaan van Herk, Bax & Company, offer some tips for success.

A vision for digital mobility infrastructure

A vision for digital mobility infrastructure

Phil Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships at open mobility platform Iomob, outlines a vision for digital mobility infrastructure which will be fundamental in the shift to shared, sustainable urban mobility systems.

London’s ULEZ could be 'generation-defining', but only with the right technology

London’s ULEZ could be 'generation-defining', but only with the right technology

As London’s ULEZ goes live, Vincent Lemage, Genetec, explores how it will be enforced and how to ensure the initiative looks beyond fines and actually contributes to making the city’s air cleaner.

Are data trusts part of the answer to smart city data governance?

Are data trusts part of the answer to smart city data governance?

In the light of recent scandals, cities have no choice but to pay urgent attention to data governance issues. Could data trusts be part of the solution?

MaaS: A world without traffic jams?

MaaS: A world without traffic jams?

moovel’s vision is “a world without traffic jams”. Thomas Friderich shares his insights on how MaaS can help to make this 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.

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.

Smart cities: Will they ad up?

Smart cities: Will they ad up?

Advertising in smart cities throws up a lot of questions. Now’s a good time to talk about them.

Future transport: From MaaS to the Internet of Mobility

Future transport: From MaaS to the Internet of Mobility

Iomob CEO, Boyd Cohen, explores the new models required to enable fair and more effective city mobility.