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Think Tank: Cities on the frontline and lessons for a resilient recovery
31 Mar 2021
In the latest of our opinion pieces from members of our Advisory Board, the question ’how can I build resilience for the next crisis?’ is answered.
Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
07 Dec 2020
Embracing smart waste will lead to healthier, more efficient and prettier cities, writes Gianni Minnetti, CEO of Paradox Engineering.
The future of smart city technology
02 Dec 2020
Imagination and vision is required to enable successful digital transformation in our cities, writes Huawei’s Nadim Abdulrahim.
Rebuilding tomorrow’s smart cities with a people first approach
23 Nov 2020
Cities need to invest in its number one asset - its people - in the wake of Covid-19, writes Michael Proman, Managing Director, Scrum Ventures
Think tank: why 5G is not the cure all for economy recovery
09 Nov 2020
In the latest in our series of opinions from SCW board members, Libellium CEO Alicia Asín argues we shouldn’t be hyperconnected for hyperconnection’s sake.
Think Tank: collaboration, as much as tech, will rebuild smart cities
26 Oct 2020
In the first of a new series, SCW board members will write about the burning issues facing smart cities. First is Jacques Vermeulen, Nokia’s Director of Future Cities.
Q&A: Huawei's Hong-Eng Koh on the value of digital transformation
23 Oct 2020
Hong-Eng Koh discusses how data is central to a smart city and the value technology offers.
Control of data debate could finally come out in the wash
05 Oct 2020
A new battle is starting over the control of data, writes Shiv Malik, Head of Growth for Streamr
Smart Cities could save the world – until there’s a cybersecurity emergency
21 Sep 2020
Without robust cybersecurity systems, smart cities are flawed, writes Palo Alto’s Haider Pasha.
Reimagining an EV future
08 Sep 2020
Changing work patterns gives a real opportunity to embrace healthier and safer transport networks, writes Simon Brammer, head of cities, Ashden
Where's the return on investment?
31 Aug 2020
Delivering a return on investment for smart cities requires three dimensional change, writes Itai Dadon, head of smart cities and IoT, Itron.
Resilient cities are being redefined by the coronavirus
24 Aug 2020
Covid-19 is showing us what resilience in cities actually is, writes Stephen Zoegall, director of global cities and infrastructure consulting, Accenture.
Iskandar shows Malaysia’s smart cities’ promise but only if they keep citizens in mind
17 Aug 2020
Malaysia can show how to build a smart city from scratch but it’s not without its challenges, writes Skymind CEO Shawn Tan
Smart cities are only as good as their connectivity
10 Aug 2020
The promise of smart cities needs a strong network to back it up, writes Jamie Hayes, Mobile Network Operators Director, BT Wholesale.
Taking a security-first approach to smart cities
03 Aug 2020
Smart cities should learn from decades of cybersecurity practice when building networks, writes Neil Correa, security strategist, Micro Focus
With AI, Yanbu has become smarter and safer
30 Jul 2020
Yanbu has used Huawei’s Intelligent Traffic Management system to make a smarter, safer and better city, writes Thamer Anwar Noori, Royal Commission Yanbu
Fibre can transform society but only if governments are prepared to give a helping hand
27 Jul 2020
Governments need to do more to help fibre providers widen their networks, writes Stuart Large, Product Line Director & Business Development at Fotech.
Are the barriers to electric cars lower than we think?
27 Jul 2020
Assumptions about electric cars are wrong and holding back adoption, argue Sergio M. Savaresi and Prof. Silvia Strada – Politecnico di Milano
Without smart transport networks, smart cities’ potential will not be realised
22 Jul 2020
Cities need to implement intelligent road management solutions in order to support citizens and businesses, writes Hong-Eng KOH, Global Chief Government Industry Scientist, Huawei.
Connected Cities: Has the future changed in light of Covid-19?
20 Jul 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic should force us to change how we use buildings, argues Meagan Crawford, Executive Director of Urban Economic
Why smart and healthy buildings will get us back to work and play – faster and happier
14 Jul 2020
Businesses could use the healthiness of their buildings as a competitive advantage in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Glenn Lurie, President and CEO, Synchronoss
Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there
06 Jul 2020
Hyperloop’s futuristic concept overshadows its substantial environmental benefits, argues Juan Vicén, co-founder of hyperloop company Zeleros.
Accelerating city digitisation and avoiding silos with interoperable IoT data model and LPWA networks
02 Jul 2020
Open and interoperable data models will help cities speed up the deployment of smart technologies, writes Stephane Dejean, Chief Marketing Officer at Kerlink.
Overcoming the innovation gap
15 Jun 2020
There is a gap between the aspirations of cities and the true capabilities of smart city technology, writes Anders Lisdorf.
On the right side of the game: how open source is making digital laggards catch up
FIWARE CEO Ulrich Ahle speaks to Graeme Neill about how the Smart Cities for Germany programme is helping the country’s poor track record on digitising services and how the battle for public opinion on open-source has been won.
21 Apr 2021
Could mass IoT deployment be key driver of sustainability?
21 Apr 2021
Can smart lampposts help stop the spread of Covid-19?
20 Apr 2021
Super-connected innovation hub announced in New Jersey
12 Apr 2021
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
30 Mar 2021
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
30 Mar 2021
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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