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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.

Nokia’s bet on a programmable city pays off

Nokia’s bet on a programmable city pays off

Paul Adams, Nokia Networks, talks to Smart Cities World about Nokia’s role in Bristol’s smart city initiative.


How intelligent infrastructure can shape connected buildings

How intelligent infrastructure can shape connected buildings

As smart buildings scale up, how do we plan them more effectively and how can they be better connected to the smart city? Bruce Milne, Lenovo Alliance, Pivot3, takes a look.

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.

Are there enough data scientists to make cities smarter?

Are there enough data scientists to make cities smarter?

Companies across all sectors report a growing need for data scientists. But are there enough to go round, and how can the public sector attract them?

Why open standards are the key to truly smart cities

Why open standards are the key to truly smart cities

Smart cities require information to flow freely between systems and cities. This will only happen when multiple vendors adopt open standards, says Dr Michelle Supper, The Open Group.

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).

City data-sharing scales up

City data-sharing scales up

New initiatives around city data-sharing look way beyond open data.