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IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IBM’s programme aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills needed to support the acceleration of digital transformation across all industries.

Jointly building a smart city helps us all enjoy better urban lives

Jointly building a smart city helps us all enjoy better urban lives

Closed ecosystems mean limited choices, limited innovation, limited success, writes York Yuekun.

Glasgow delivers feedback on the progress of its digital strategy

Glasgow delivers feedback on the progress of its digital strategy

The Scottish city has outlined achievements to date as well as next steps and priorities, including the renewed focus of digital investment to support recovery from the pandemic.

Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

The digital infrastructure, e-gov services, a City Brain, the integration of information technology and industry and its strategic objectives were all highlighted by the judges.

36 cities chosen to chart a course towards the future

36 cities chosen to chart a course towards the future

The World Economic Forum has chosen the cities to pioneer a global policy roadmap developed by its G20 Smart Cities Alliance for the ethical and responsible use of data and technology.

Smart City Expo day one: think digital, think green, think inclusion

Smart City Expo day one: think digital, think green, think inclusion

The first day of the online event confirmed that the smart cities sector is well aware of its destination but it’s how it gets there that will be the problem.

Greensboro chosen as a Smart Gigabit Community

Greensboro chosen as a Smart Gigabit Community

A Greensboro Ignite steering group consisting of members from the public, private, and philanthropic sectors, will be formed to accelerate the city’s innovation activities.

City Possible expands network and ‘reimagines’ its digital marketplace

City Possible expands network and ‘reimagines’ its digital marketplace

London, Los Angeles, New York City and Hamilton are the latest cities to join Mastercard’s co-creation framework that aims to help build more inclusive and sustainable communities.

City Lights: Liz St Louis, Sunderland City Council

City Lights: Liz St Louis, Sunderland City Council

Liz St Louis, Assistant Director for Smart Cities at Sunderland City Council, on the importance of connectivity for all, engaging with kids, and snoring dogs.

Sunderland named smart city of the year

Sunderland named smart city of the year

The UK city won top place in the national Digital Leaders 100 Awards and was recognised for prioritising digital transformation for the wider benefit and creating opportunities for communities and businesses alike.