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The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?
05 Mar 2020
More cities must ramp up their climate ambition and deliver urgent action, fast, says Kyra Appleby, Global Director of Cities, States and Regions at CDP.
The role of smart energy in the UK’s green transport system
31 Jan 2020
Charging infrastructure development must catch up if the UK’s smart transport system and carbon reduction ambitions are to be realised, says Thomas Newby, chief operating officer of Tonik Energy.
New energy, changing behaviour and blockchain: 5 transport predictions for 2020
06 Jan 2020
Rabih Arzouni, Fujitsu UK’s CTO of transport, shares his transport predictions for the year ahead.
Digital humanism: Quality of life, environment and connected services at the centre of future cities
09 Dec 2019
Cristiano Radaelli, Planet Smart City, looks at the role of sustainable, tech-enabled housing in future cities.
Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI
11 Nov 2019
Overarching strategies, funding approaches and business models all need to be adjusted if cities are to see a genuine return on their investment in smart city tech, says Itai Dadon, global head of smart cities at Itron.
Why 5G will help us build smart communities as well as smart cities
09 Oct 2019
Brian Jackson, Head of Surveillance Solutions, BT Enterprise, says being ’smart’ is about connecting communities with the technology to address problems that most people assume can never be solved.
Why city leaders must champion the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) to tackle the ticking global healthcare timebomb
20 Sep 2019
Cities play a growing role in improving the health of the general public.
New wave of smart cities has arrived – and they’re nothing like science fiction
01 Aug 2019
The smart city of the future will be defined by quieter upgrades to existing infrastructure and new partnerships, not flashy developments that resemble science fiction, writes UCL’s James Ransom.
In the heart of the [smart] city, home is where the heart is
16 Jul 2019
A home should not be a bubble in the smart city, but part of the connected fabric for better living and quality of life, says Phil Brunkard, Republic of Things.
Why smart cities need smart buildings
05 Jul 2019
As the two ecosystems evolve, they will have ample opportunity to feed off each other, says Thomas Seiler, CEO at u-blox.
Better public-private collaboration key to urban mobility
14 Jun 2019
Jaanaki Momaya, UK General Manager of Lime, calls for collaboration between different forms of mobility to create transport that works effectively for all.
Smart cities: Software is eating the world
12 Jun 2019
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.
Revolutionising procurement processes is key to better citizen outcomes
06 Jun 2019
Sarah Wray talks to David Ogden, Business Director, Amey, about the next phase for citizen engagement.
5G’s importance for smart cities has been underplayed
23 May 2019
Everyone talks about 5G hype but Kevin Hasley RootMetrics & IHS Markit argues that the importance of 5G to connected communities and smart city success has been underplayed.
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
19 Jan 2021
West Palm Beach launches downtown kerb management programme
19 Jan 2021
Australian shipbuilder launches series of electric-powered high-speed ferries
19 Jan 2021
Nottingham uses open source tech to develop intelligent energy system
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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