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SmartCitiesWorld launches new people and skills content hub

SmartCitiesWorld launches new people and skills content hub

It will explore the latest news, trends, analysis and people moves inside the industry and in the coming months feature job vacancies and employer profiles.

Charity calls for financial support for innovation to beat coronavirus and climate change

Charity calls for financial support for innovation to beat coronavirus and climate change

Ashden is calling for more backing for sustainable solutions to help struggling communities around the world build back better and combat the duel impact of Covid-19 and climate change.

Planet Smart City provides digital tools for UN Habitat's slum upgrade programme

Planet Smart City provides digital tools for UN Habitat's slum upgrade programme

The smart affordable housing specialist Planet Smart City will provide data analytics and other solutions to help upgrade two of the oldest and biggest slums in Nairobi.

How smart is your office?

How smart is your office?

Smart Cities World and Signify are undertaking a survey to find out more about the technology being used to make offices and workplaces more intelligent.

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Modules delivered through the academy will cater for early career practitioners as well as advanced professionals and policy-makers seeking recognition of their ongoing contribution to the industry.

Charter to identify which emerging tech innovations are right for London

Charter to identify which emerging tech innovations are right for London

The mayor has tasked the UK capital’s chief digital officer and Smart London Board to set out the criteria that innovations must meet before being deployed in the city.

How are you building trust across different cultures?

How are you building trust across different cultures?

Fostering trust with global teams relies on a number of factors, including frequent communication and an understanding of the part different attitudes and cultures play.

Chicago introduces further reforms to cut air pollution and boost growth

Chicago introduces further reforms to cut air pollution and boost growth

City authorities will use data – measured over time – to determine where and how it can ensure an appropriate balance of industrial economic growth, environmental quality, and good jobs.

Siemens deploys smart office app for safe return to work

Siemens deploys smart office app for safe return to work

The technology company is laying the foundations for future-proof digital workplaces that also support its "new normal" work model, including mobile working.

Manchester to launch cybersecurity innovation hub

Manchester to launch cybersecurity innovation hub

An operator is currently being sought for the Manchester Digital Security Innovation Hub, which will be based in Heron House, alongside GCHQ.