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The future of smart city technology

The future of smart city technology

Imagination and vision is required to enable successful digital transformation in our cities, writes Huawei’s Nadim Abdulrahim.

AI factory programme launched to produce solutions at speed

AI factory programme launched to produce solutions at speed

Inspired by the concept of a conventional factory, Nexus FrontierTech wants to help organisations kickstart their AI journey and progress from roadmap into proof-of-concepts in three months.

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.

Q&A: Huawei's Hong-Eng Koh on the value of digital transformation

Q&A: Huawei's Hong-Eng Koh on the value of digital transformation

Hong-Eng Koh discusses how data is central to a smart city and the value technology offers.

Edinburgh approves three-year digital smart city strategy

Edinburgh approves three-year digital smart city strategy

The strategy, which has been unanimously approved, sets out principles for how the council’s future technology services should be designed, sourced and delivered.

Smart Dubai collaboration to accelerate digital transformation for government entities

Smart Dubai collaboration to accelerate digital transformation for government entities

The Dubai Government Information Network is designed to become the information backbone between the emirate’s governmental organisations and the internet.

Amiens adopts open payment system for multi-modal public transport

Amiens adopts open payment system for multi-modal public transport

The system from Flowbird helps operators to create frictionless multi-modal travel through the digital transformation of their legacy ticketing systems as well as meet the needs of tech-savvy populations.

Houston expands digital alliance with Microsoft

Houston expands digital alliance with Microsoft

The partnership aims to help the city innovate in areas such as big data and AI to create new economic opportunity, close equity and skills gaps, and prepare a workforce for the 21st century.

Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators

Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators

The number of applications to the Smart Nation Scholarship scheme increased again this year with awardees undergoing rigorous training and taking on key roles in national projects.

Toronto expands its Digital Main Street programme as part of Covid recovery plan

Toronto expands its Digital Main Street programme as part of Covid recovery plan

It aims to help businesses in the city and across Ontario embrace technology in response to the pandemic with latest plans including a community collaboration and innovation programme.