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Intelligent infrastructure: From data to wisdom

Intelligent infrastructure: From data to wisdom

Amey’s Alexandra Knight looks at how to bridge the gap from data to wisdom, and why it matters.

Five key steps to starting a MaaS movement

Five key steps to starting a MaaS movement

Now is the time for city authorities, transport providers, commuters and businesses to work together if our cities are going to continue to thrive for the benefit of the wider community, says Johan Herrlin, CEO at Ito World

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.

Data-driven transport: Putting the passenger in control

Data-driven transport: Putting the passenger in control

With new market entrants and business models increasingly gearing mobility services towards passengers, transport companies must accelerate their move into the digital age, says Ross Timms, Rufus Leonard.

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.

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.

It’s good to share: Open data will drive the MaaS revolution

It’s good to share: Open data will drive the MaaS revolution

Quality, real-time data will be critical to making MaaS a reality, says Johan Herrlin, CEO, Ito World.

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.

Smart cities: Are we asking the wrong questions?

Smart cities: Are we asking the wrong questions?

In the rush for smart cities, are we starting with the wrong questions? Amy Barker and Miguel Lira, Urban Control, suggest a different approach.