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The near future of urban mobility

The near future of urban mobility

Improving mobility is complex, affected by many inter-related and shifting trends. Phil Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Iomob, looks at how we move towards ’mobility heaven’ and avoid ’driverless car hell’.

Knowledge is (saving) power: How data can drive climate and health improvements in commercial property

Knowledge is (saving) power: How data can drive climate and health improvements in commercial property

Simon Brammer, Ashden, discusses the need for technological integration to decarbonise our buildings.

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 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.

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.

Cities are charging employers for parking spaces to help fund local infrastructure

Cities are charging employers for parking spaces to help fund local infrastructure

Stephen Parkes, Sheffield Hallam University, looks at new ways to fund transport infrastructure.

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 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.

Smart Cities: the power of the ecosystem

Smart Cities: the power of the ecosystem

For smart cities to succeed, organisational silos must give way to a problem-solving and adaptive network of partners, believes Massimiliano Claps, team leader for the Future Cities Business at SAP