Smart Cities News

Humanising the energy transition: Diversity and creativity as sources of innovation

Humanising the energy transition: Diversity and creativity as sources of innovation

The new challenges of the transition to green energy demand new ways of thinking, says, Elena Bou, InnoEnergy, and that requires attracting a more diverse range of people into the industry.

City Lights: Khal Asfour, Mayor, City of Canterbury Bankstown, New South Wales

City Lights: Khal Asfour, Mayor, City of Canterbury Bankstown, New South Wales

Khal Asfour, Mayor for the City of Canterbury-Bankstown, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about the importance of consulting the community at the start of a smart city journey.

City Lights: Dr Andy Grayland, CISO for the Digital Office, Scottish Local Government

City Lights: Dr Andy Grayland, CISO for the Digital Office, Scottish Local Government

Dr Andy Grayland, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Digital Office, Scottish Local Government, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about his vital role.

CRM for cities: Chief Innovation Officer looks to put Carlsbad on the connected community map

CRM for cities: Chief Innovation Officer looks to put Carlsbad on the connected community map

Carlsbad’s new Chief Innovation Officer is looking to go beyond the city delivering basic services, towards offering Amazon-like user experience for citizens.

City Lights: Gary Brantley: CIO, City of Atlanta

City Lights: Gary Brantley: CIO, City of Atlanta

Gary Brantley, Chief Information Officer, City of Atlanta, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about his role in making Atlanta smarter.

Boston appoints first Chief Information Security Officer

Boston appoints first Chief Information Security Officer

Boston also has a new Chief Data Officer, Stefanie Costa Leabo.

City Lights: Jane Gilbert, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Miami

City Lights: Jane Gilbert, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Miami

Jane Gilbert, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Miami, explains what the role entails and why more cities are hiring for this position.

Podcast: Addressing the smart cities skills gap

Podcast: Addressing the smart cities skills gap

Smart cities are about people – and that includes the workers required to drive the transformation. Sarah Wray examines the skills challenge facing cities.