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Rebuilding tomorrow’s smart cities with a people first approach

Rebuilding tomorrow’s smart cities with a people first approach

Cities need to invest in its number one asset - its people - in the wake of Covid-19, writes Michael Proman, Managing Director, Scrum Ventures

Think tank: why 5G is not the cure all for economy recovery

Think tank: why 5G is not the cure all for economy recovery

In the latest in our series of opinions from SCW board members, Libellium CEO Alicia Asín argues we shouldn’t be hyperconnected for hyperconnection’s sake.

Fourteen Israeli cities take part in project to monitor sewage for Covid-19 outbreaks

Fourteen Israeli cities take part in project to monitor sewage for Covid-19 outbreaks

The anticipation is that BGU scientists and collaborators might eventually be able to predict outbreaks based on the neighbourhood or even at street level.

Using the fourth space to help cities cope with Covid-19

Using the fourth space to help cities cope with Covid-19

At SmartCitiesWorld’s inaugural advisory board meeting, Jeff Risom, chief innovation officer at Gehl Architects, explored how the public realm might be managed in the post-pandemic era.

Covid-19 will change cities but high rises are here to stay

Covid-19 will change cities but high rises are here to stay

The disruption of Covid-19 may not be enough to affect existing "mega-trends", writes Benoit Dupont, co-founder and CEO of WeMaintain

What will post pandemic mobility look like?

What will post pandemic mobility look like?

Governments need to do more to support the development of next generation vehicles, writes TomTom’s Stephanie Leonard.

US, Brazil, Canada lagging in shift to clean energy, International Renewable Energy Agency warns

US, Brazil, Canada lagging in shift to clean energy, International Renewable Energy Agency warns

International Renewable Energy Agency partners with World Economic Forum to support sustainable energy’s future

New board members and Global Steering Committee for Resilient Cities Network

New board members and Global Steering Committee for Resilient Cities Network

RCN to focus on resilience, healthcare and environment with new board members

SBF and IMDA renew commitment to drive digital transformation

SBF and IMDA renew commitment to drive digital transformation

Digital transformation "key" to remaining relevant and competitive in Covid-19 era.

Reimagining an EV future

Reimagining an EV future

Changing work patterns gives a real opportunity to embrace healthier and safer transport networks, writes Simon Brammer, head of cities, Ashden