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Building the smart cities of the future: Think long-term and local

Building the smart cities of the future: Think long-term and local

By investing in public spaces, we can make smart cities places where residents, workers and tourists want to spend time, says Matt Bird, InLinkUK.

The emergence of interoperability standards in IoT

The emergence of interoperability standards in IoT

The need for agreed IoT standards has never been more urgent, says Gavin Summerson, City Standards Lead, Future Cities Catapult.

Smart buildings: Building blocks of a smart city

Smart buildings: Building blocks of a smart city

Without smart buildings, a truly smart city can’t exist, says Dave Hollander, Bluetooth Sig

Delivering on the promise of the smart city with a platform approach

Delivering on the promise of the smart city with a platform approach

Arnaud Legrand, Nokia, outlines the city as a platform vision and its benefits for cities, citizens and private sector partners.

Smart cities and simpler times

Smart cities and simpler times

Sarah Wray gets the January blues with ‘digital by default’ services.

Smart cities and cybersecurity: Is it wise to get smarter?

Smart cities and cybersecurity: Is it wise to get smarter?

As the popularity and inevitability of smart cities expand, so too does a cybercriminal’s opportunistic attack surface. Keiron Shepherd, F5 Networks, evaluates the risks.

Smart cities require creative thinking on data centre real estate

Smart cities require creative thinking on data centre real estate

The push for smarter cities means the data centre real estate market must get creative, says Arun Shenoy, ServerFarm.

Data-driven insights that keep on giving

Data-driven insights that keep on giving

Austin Ashe, Current by GE, offers a step-by-step approach to help cities become more data-driven.

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.

It takes a village: How to cultivate innovation across your smart city

It takes a village: How to cultivate innovation across your smart city

Alex Goryachev, Cisco, looks at the role of innovation centres in smart cities and how to set them up for success.