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Smart cities are only as good as their connectivity

Smart cities are only as good as their connectivity

The promise of smart cities needs a strong network to back it up, writes Jamie Hayes, Mobile Network Operators Director, BT Wholesale.

Without smart transport networks, smart cities’ potential will not be realised

Without smart transport networks, smart cities’ potential will not be realised

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.

Smart cities at the edge: deploying decentralised success

Smart cities at the edge: deploying decentralised success

Edge computing could be a solution for smart cities wanting to process large amounts of data, writes Ciaran Dynes, SVP of Products at Talend

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

AVEVA’s W. Jarrett Campbell discusses how innovative approaches to investment can result in the lowering of smart cities’ barriers to entry.

The 14 pillars of a smart city

The 14 pillars of a smart city

Strategies must take a holistic approach encompassing people, institutions, structures and operations, say Clint Vince, founder of Dentons’ Smart Cities and Communities Think Tank, and Jennifer Morrissey, counsel at Dentons.

The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?

The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?

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.