Smart Cities News

Helsinki top for work-life balance

Helsinki top for work-life balance

A study has compared data on livability, work intensity, institutional support and legislation to rank cities based on their success in promoting work-life balance to citizens.

Which cities make the climate change A-list?

Which cities make the climate change A-list?

The international non-profit, CDP, has awarded 43 global cities the top grade for climate leadership and action in its first ranking on climate change.

New York and San Francisco rank as most expensive cities for construction

New York and San Francisco rank as most expensive cities for construction

A comparison study reports that the cities face unique challenges and, overall, the construction sector and its clients must invest in areas such as digitalisation and resiliency.

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Frost & Sullivan’s data-driven study found that none of the cities achieved a score that would qualify them to be termed smart mobility leaders.

Singapore crowned fibre city champion

Singapore crowned fibre city champion

The smart nation tops the inaugural FTTH Council Asia-Pacific ranking of cities with the most advanced fibre-to-the-home coverage.

Hong Kong to implement electronic ID system

Hong Kong to implement electronic ID system

The system will be one of the foundations for its smart city infrastructure and allow citizens to conduct online transactions.

What makes these the 27 smartest cities?

What makes these the 27 smartest cities?

London, Singapore and Barcelona lead a ranking which finds that smart city development is closely linked to a city’s “global outreach and engagement”

Report highlights cities’ public engagement gap

Report highlights cities’ public engagement gap

The research canvassed the views of over 10,000 people across 10 global cities on how they feel about their city’s infrastructure.
Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

Special Reports

Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

Ahead of her participation at Smart IoT Connect, Davina Fell, Digital Infrastructure Programme Manager, Southwark Council, talks to Sarah Wray about councils’ connectivity challenges – and opportunities.

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