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City Lights: Lea Eriksen, CIO, City of Long Beach
25 Nov 2019
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Long Beach’s CIO, Lea Eriksen.
Carlsbad rips up the RFP in favour of challenge-based search for transformation partners
08 Nov 2019
Carlsbad wants to be the “best-run government” around and is seeking digital transformation partners to support this.
NYC targets nine facilities for deep energy retrofits
04 Oct 2019
A deep energy retrofit aims to achieve a 50 per cent or greater reduction in building energy usage and can reduce carbon emissions 30 per cent or more.
Sierra Leone signs charter city development deal
02 Oct 2019
The project will integrate efficient infrastructure with transparent and effective governance, supported by the “intelligent application” of smart technology.
Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities
01 Oct 2019
By using these technologies to transform and interconnect their urban ecosystem, government leaders aim to deliver a myriad of benefits to their stakeholders.
London mayor addresses mobile "not spots"
30 Sep 2019
A new standard agreement for commercial landlords and public property owners is designed to speed up the process which allows mobile providers access to rooftops and other sites to install kit.
Deerfield Beach launches city-wide energy efficiency project
27 Sep 2019
The Florida city will work with Siemens on a 17-year infrastructure improvement project which will also increase the use of alternative energy sources.
Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design
11 Sep 2019
Research finds that urban digital twinning and city modelling technology is having a transformative effect on how cities are designed, monitored, and managed.
Rockefeller Foundation awards $3.7m to boost opportunity zones initiative
10 Sep 2019
Initiative aims to help cities build a pipeline of projects and small business investments that move beyond the early stages of planning and attract private investment in economically distressed areas.
Sydney's City Plan 2036 open for viewing
10 Sep 2019
To enhance its reputation and global status, the Australian city wants to accommodate 200,000 new jobs and 56,000 new homes by the plan’s target year.
Why Mastercard is 'playing a long game' in smart cities
A year after it launched, Sarah Wray gets the lowdown from Sapan Shah on the progress of Mastercard’s City Possible initiative.
09 Dec 2019
Digital humanism: Quality of life, environment and connected services at the centre of future cities
02 Dec 2019
Cities are innovating to build trust around their smart city data
22 Nov 2019
How to power smart cities in a clean, low-carbon future
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
02 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality
30 Oct 2019
Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum
20 Feb 2020
City Profile Webinar: Atlanta
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