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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.
Smart urban food systems: What will the future taste like?
Cities could lead the charge in the sustainable food revolution.
15 Nov 2019
LOTI unveils dashboard for improved tech governance in London
15 Nov 2019
Free UK broadband floated, through telco nationalisation and tech tax
15 Nov 2019
Calgary ranked best city for driving
08 Nov 2019
Smart cities: Where's the ROI?
30 Oct 2019
Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum
23 Sep 2019
The open road: A smart city is an interoperable city
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