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Jumptuit aims to deliver “smarter data” for smart cities

Jumptuit aims to deliver “smarter data” for smart cities

Jumptuit Smart City combines data from a variety of public and private stakeholders in all market sectors and provides a real-time data stream containing “highly nuanced” insights.

London’s ultra-low emission zone cuts air pollution by a third in first six months

London’s ultra-low emission zone cuts air pollution by a third in first six months

13,500 fewer polluting cars are being driven into central London since the ULEZ was implemented.

Boston gives $100,000 for non-profits to close digital divide

Boston gives $100,000 for non-profits to close digital divide

Boston’s Digital Equity Fund provides support to community-based organisations that help ensure all residents can participate in the digital world.

Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum

Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum

There’s a big opportunity for cities to better harness the sharing economy to achieve municipal goals and give power back to the people, Rustrum says.

WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality

WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality

Based on new research and case studies, this webinar will explore the journey to more open, interoperable smart city solutions.

Chicago Mayor proposes merging tech and fleet departments to save $1 million

Chicago Mayor proposes merging tech and fleet departments to save $1 million

Mayor Lightfoot says the move will save money and drive efficiencies. Chicago’s former CDO called it a “terrible decision".

G20 Alliance launches to advance ethical smart cities and address standards fragmentation

G20 Alliance launches to advance ethical smart cities and address standards fragmentation

The Alliance says it is committed to “not being just another body”. It aims to stand out through a global focus, practical approach and by streamlining standards fragmentation.

UK government tells councils not to block 5G over health scares

UK government tells councils not to block 5G over health scares

As more councils move to block 5G over citizen health campaigns, the UK government is taking a stand.

Multi-channel citizen engagement and XaaS: Gartner pinpoints next govtech trends

Multi-channel citizen engagement and XaaS: Gartner pinpoints next govtech trends

The analyst house urges government CIOs to include these trends in their strategic planning over the next 12 to 18 months.

Hull to deploy purpose-built operating system to become a ‘programmable' city

Hull to deploy purpose-built operating system to become a ‘programmable' city

The initiative is hailed as the first of its type in the UK. Hull’s Council sees potential benefits in traffic management, healthcare and more.