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Smart cities: Software is eating the world

Smart cities: Software is eating the world

Technology will shape and change the face of cities dramatically. Oliver Gassmann, Co-author of Smart Cities: Introducing Digital Innovation to Cities, explores what those changes might look like.

Why enterprise networks and smart cities are more similar than you might think

Why enterprise networks and smart cities are more similar than you might think

Thinking of smart cities in the context of existing networks could help simplify the overwhelming complexity, says SolarWinds’ head geek, Sascha Giese.

Smart cities in 2018: Tech, transportation and tough conversations

Smart cities in 2018: Tech, transportation and tough conversations

We look back at the top smart cities stories of 2018.

The three biggest challenges to building a commutable smart city

The three biggest challenges to building a commutable smart city

Radim Cmar, Sygic, examines how we capitalise on the benefits of smart transportation solutions while avoiding negative repercussions.

Breaking the data deadlock

Breaking the data deadlock

Cities have been at something of an impasse with their ability to innovate with data. Sarah Wray looks at how those taking action with bold new initiatives are paving the way for everyone to move ahead.

Smart cities can change the world – if we radically rethink the approach

Smart cities can change the world – if we radically rethink the approach

Tom Goodwin has high hopes for how smart cities could improve our lives. To get there, though, he says we need to think differently, open up and look further ahead.

The role of fiber in a more efficient future, by Leydys De Jesús, market development manager in FTTx for Corning Optical Communications

The role of fiber in a more efficient future, by Leydys De Jesús, market development manager in FTTx for Corning Optical Communications

A smart and sustainable city leverages information to link systems and people together