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Soft skills for better business and future employability
18 Sep 2020
Automation and artificial intelligence will result in a greater proportion of jobs relying on soft skills but their importance is often undervalued in the workplace.
Mayors prioritise infrastructure and technology investment to drive economic recovery
16 Sep 2020
More than nine in 10 mayors also agree that investment in technology to reimagine, rework, change, or adapt how commercial buildings are being used is necessary for the future of their city.
Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets
27 Aug 2020
Electrification of the country’s transport sector will further drive New Zealand’s decarbonisation efforts and support its aims to have a full zero emission bus fleet by 2040.
Climate and sustainability masters programme gets the green light
25 Aug 2020
The programme is aimed at both existing urban professionals, as well as those with multi-disciplinary environmental backgrounds and will create professional pathways in urban climate change leadership.
National organisations join Scotland's 5G roll-out
25 Aug 2020
The Infralink programme, funded by The Scotland 5G Centre, will engage with public sector property owners and telecom providers to significantly improve mobile connectivity.
Sustainable energy champions awarded
10 Jul 2020
Community-owned solar microgrids in Yemen, electric cargo bikes and an action plan to tackle extreme temperatures in India are among the winners of the 2020 Ashden Awards.
Rockefeller Foundation pledges $10m to promote inclusive growth in 10 US cities
16 Jun 2020
A new collective will take a “place-based approach” to creating economic equity for low-wage workers through structural and systemic change in 10 locations across the US.
Cardiff Council works with city design specialist on reopening plan
11 Jun 2020
Council leader wants to adopt the same “one-city” approach that has seen the public sector, communities and businesses pull together throughout the pandemic to “build back better”.
Rethinking Christmas, transforming events and a new editor
16 May 2020
Smart city technology is already showing how key it is to tackling the challenges brought by the Covid-19 pandemic and the sector as a whole will be central to rebuilding and recovery.
MaaS vendors urged to pursue neutral platform approach
14 Apr 2020
Revenue generated by MaaS platforms is forecast to pass $52 billion by 2027, but this growth won’t begin to materialise until 2021 due to coronavirus.
Live Your Life Smarter: reinventing public services for a digital age
Huawei’s Digital Tax and customs smart gate solutions provide government with a means of bringing efficient and dynamic services.
21 Sep 2020
Smart Cities could save the world – until there’s a cybersecurity emergency
14 Sep 2020
Creating truly open cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter
08 Sep 2020
Reimagining an EV future
15 Sep 2020
Trend Report: Creating truly open cities
13 Aug 2020
VIRTUAL DEBATE: How will 5G assist a rapidly urbanising world?
30 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
Plastic Free World Conference & Expo
24 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo Europe – RAI, Amsterdam
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