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Think Tank: Building Circular Cities
17 May 2021
In the latest of our opinion pieces from members of our Advisory Board, we explore how we break away from the linear city model.
Think Tank: When the sea swallows your cities
19 Apr 2021
In the latest of our opinion pieces from members of our Advisory Board, a grim warning is issued about the risk of flooding on coastal communities.
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.
Why cities need to get smart about maintenance
10 Mar 2021
A new approach to maintenance work is the key to revitalising our cities, writes Chris Turlica, CEO of MaintainX.
Think tank: Sex(ism) and the city
08 Mar 2021
In the latest of our opinion pieces from members of our Advisory Board, the question of whether our cities are truly gender inclusive is posed.
Financing city digitisation in a post-pandemic world
05 Mar 2021
Cities are facing a post Covid financial squeeze but there are ways of funding new projects.
Think tank: City life on Mars? Creating human centred communities in space and beyond
22 Feb 2021
In the latest in our series of opinions from our Advisory Board, the City of Mississauga’s Anthea Foyer says it’s time to start thinking about cities beyond Earth.
The art of the city: how creators may save urban business districts
25 Jan 2021
Artists could reinvigorate cities whose commercial districts have been left moribund by Covid-19, writes WhereiPark’s Jeremy Zucker.
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
11 Jan 2021
In the latest in our series of opinions from our Advisory Board, Mott MacDonald’s Clare Wildfire argues the potential of smart infrastructure will need new ways of thinking.
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
04 Jan 2021
Local government will never be the same again in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, writes Tactile Mobility’s Eitan Grosbard.
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.
Jointly building a smart city helps us all enjoy better urban lives
24 Nov 2020
Closed ecosystems mean limited choices, limited innovation, limited success, writes York Yuekun.
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
How Covid-19 has made smart cities smarter than ever
16 Nov 2020
Covid-19 is speeding up the changes to our transport networks, writes Mark Nicholson, CEO of Vivacity Labs
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.
How collaboration can improve the emergency services and protect us all
05 Nov 2020
The emergency services can benefit from a more integrated and innovative approach, writes Huawei’s Nadim Abdulrahim.
Breaking down regulatory barriers is key to achieve smarter cities
02 Nov 2020
Governments need to prioritise dynamic regulation when it comes to policy-making.
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.
Why World Metropolitan Day is a time to rethink the future of the city
12 Oct 2020
World Metropolitan Day is more than "just another international day", writes Oscar Chamat, Research and Policy Officer at Metropolis.
The Value of Life in Smart Cities
24 Sep 2020
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Huawei’s York Yue about how smart city technology can change society.
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.
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.
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
18 May 2021
Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority launches microgrid
18 May 2021
Edmonton airport partners for on-demand transport services
18 May 2021
Coffee chain expands its network of electric charging points
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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