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Smart cities: Software is eating the world

Smart cities: Software is eating the world

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.

Kainos joins Urban Data Project to help build citizen trust in smart cities

Kainos joins Urban Data Project to help build citizen trust in smart cities

The digital services and platform provider will help develop and support the City Data Guardian platform that aims to safeguard citizen data.

Why enterprise networks and smart cities are more similar than you might think

Why enterprise networks and smart cities are more similar than you might think

Thinking of smart cities in the context of existing networks could help simplify the overwhelming complexity, says SolarWinds’ head geek, Sascha Giese.

How do we ensure enough water in 2050?

How do we ensure enough water in 2050?

In his keynote speech at Waterwise, Sir James Bevan of the UK’s Environment Agency said we must tackle both sides of the equation: reduce demand and increase supply.

Smart Cambridge signs up to GeoSpock cloud

Smart Cambridge signs up to GeoSpock cloud

The organisation will use the spatial big data platform to help unlock siloed data and share information with third parties working on urban innovation projects

Cambridge partners in the Urban Data Project

Cambridge partners in the Urban Data Project

The UK city will be the first to use Telensa’s Microsoft Azure-powered platform, which will allow it to collect data via multi sensor pods on streetlights

Plotting the route to smarter transportation

Plotting the route to smarter transportation

Smart Cities World’s Road to Liveable Cities event brought together technology and transport experts, as well as start-ups, to discuss and envision the shape of future mobility.
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

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Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.

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