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Going cashless: How cities benefit from simpler payments

Going cashless: How cities benefit from simpler payments

Pursuing cashless initiatives could be an important step in delivering smarter cities, says Gemalto’s Ankit Kumar.

How design can pave the road towards a new personal mobility

How design can pave the road towards a new personal mobility

Smart Design’s Jasper Dekker plots a route to mobility as a service (MaaS).

How metro mayors can lead the sustainable cities charge

How metro mayors can lead the sustainable cities charge

Ashden’s Faye Scott urges the UK’s metro mayors to be bold to drive smarter, more sustainable cities.

Creating the framework for autonomous vehicles

Creating the framework for autonomous vehicles

Without the correct infrastructure, autonomous vehicles won’t succeed. John Frazer, DAV, looks at how cities can approach getting the right framework in place.

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 leadership for smart city success

Smart leadership for smart city success

Although shiny new technology can connect us and deliver data, cities won’t become smarter without smart leadership, says Jose A. LugoSantiago.

Digital automation and the smart city

Digital automation and the smart city

Nokia’s Outi Niemi looks at the potential offered by automation in a smart city context and shares examples from related industries.

Moving towards the Internet of Transportation

Moving towards the Internet of Transportation

The future of transport that we’ve been promised for decades is closer than we think, says John Frazer, CCO at DAV, a blockchain-based transportation platform.

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.