Smart Cities News

TM Forum adapts telco process framework for smart cities

TM Forum adapts telco process framework for smart cities

TM Forum’s Business Process Framework has been adapted to fit the unique features of cities by including sections on citizen engagement, communities and a broader range of stakeholders.

Helsinki to lay out rules of engagement in new data strategy

Helsinki to lay out rules of engagement in new data strategy

Helsinki’s data strategy aims to define the city’s key informational content, permanent data resources, organisation methods and required resources.

City of New York advertises for first chief algorithm officer

City of New York advertises for first chief algorithm officer

While similar roles are becoming more common in the private sector, the hire could be a city first.

London plots next data-driven steps as Datastore turns 10

London plots next data-driven steps as Datastore turns 10

A new report examines how the city’s data collection and sharing should evolve and build on the success of the City Hall’s free and open data-sharing platform.

Seoul's smart city platform based on 'citizens as mayors' philosophy

Seoul's smart city platform based on 'citizens as mayors' philosophy

The city is showcasing its platform and e-government initiatives at CES 2020. These tools aim to provide citizens with the same real-time access to information as the mayor.

Lawsuit launched over San Diego’s streetlight data

Lawsuit launched over San Diego’s streetlight data

San Diego’s smart streetlight programme has generated some concerns and criticism but the city insists that privacy is paramount.

Ottawa shares traffic data with Waze

Ottawa shares traffic data with Waze

The Canadian city joins the likes of Toronto, Montreal, New York and San Francisco in the Waze for Cities data-sharing programme.

Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Winners include solutions to address homelessness, school shootings, emergency response and more.

Cities are innovating to build trust around their smart city data

Cities are innovating to build trust around their smart city data

Trust is emerging as the number-one challenge when implementing smart city projects.

European cities share 10 principles for using citizen data

European cities share 10 principles for using citizen data

The cities of Bordeaux, Barcelona, Debrecen, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Florence, Ghent, Helsinki, Manchester, Rijeka and Zaragoza collaborated on the guidelines.