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Breaking down regulatory barriers is key to achieve smarter cities

Breaking down regulatory barriers is key to achieve smarter cities

Governments need to put cities first when it comes to policy-making.

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

City Lights: Piero Pelizzaro, Milan's Chief Resilience Officer

City Lights: Piero Pelizzaro, Milan's Chief Resilience Officer

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Piero Pelizzaro, Chief Resilience Officer of Milan, about the city’s digital transition, urban forests and the ongoing woes of a football fan.

Resilient cities are being redefined by the coronavirus

Resilient cities are being redefined by the coronavirus

Covid-19 is showing us what resilience in cities actually is, writes Stephen Zoegall, director of global cities and infrastructure consulting, Accenture.

Iskandar shows Malaysia’s smart cities’ promise but only if they keep citizens in mind

Iskandar shows Malaysia’s smart cities’ promise but only if they keep citizens in mind

Malaysia can show how to build a smart city from scratch but it’s not without its challenges, writes Skymind CEO Shawn Tan

Overcoming the innovation gap

Overcoming the innovation gap

There is a gap between the aspirations of cities and the true capabilities of smart city technology, writes Anders Lisdorf.

Audio should play a central role in smart city planning

Audio should play a central role in smart city planning

Using sound effectively can help improve public safety and a city’s security, writes Kevin Taylor, Segment Development Manager, Smart Cities at Axis Communications

How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery

How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Lauren Sorkin, acting executive director of the Global Resilient Cities Network, on how cities can rebuild post Covid-19.