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Five strategic shifts cities must make to face "new reality"
08 Nov 2019
Only by using advanced technologies such as urban modelling tools and artificial intelligence will cities be able to address the new round of challenges they face, says ABI Research.
Greenwich’s smart city benchmarking toolkit for adaptability and resilience
01 Oct 2019
Allan Mayo, Smart City Strategist, DG Cities, outlines how DG Cities is using an evidence-based tool to ensure its smart city strategy has resilience and adaptability at the core. Other cities could replicate the methodology.
Deerfield Beach launches city-wide energy efficiency project
27 Sep 2019
The Florida city will work with Siemens on a 17-year infrastructure improvement project which will also increase the use of alternative energy sources.
Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design
11 Sep 2019
Research finds that urban digital twinning and city modelling technology is having a transformative effect on how cities are designed, monitored, and managed.
Arcadis launches smart city start-up programme
05 Aug 2019
The programme, powered by US seed accelerator Techstars, targets start-ups with innovative solutions that will help shape the cities of the future.
Europe seeks to harmonise smart grid security requirements
23 Jul 2019
Baseline cyber-security requirements for smart meters and data concentrators have been announced which aim to raise standards across the industry.
PGE rolls out smart grid testbed in Oregon
16 Jul 2019
Portland General Electric is building a roadmap to a “virtual power plant” that is powered by customer devices and behaviours rather than traditional generation.
Rockefeller Foundation launches new Climate and Resilience initiative
09 Jul 2019
The organisation is committing an initial $8 million to continue supporting the work of chief resilience officers and member cities within the 100 Resilient Cities Network.
Toronto releases first ever resilience strategy
06 Jun 2019
The city’s Resilience Office engaged with more than 8,000 Torontonians and 75 partner organisations to develop the resilience strategy.
Miami launches a model for urban resilience
31 May 2019
Miami-Dade County, City of Miami and City of Miami Beach have launched the Resilient305 Strategy to help prepare for and protect the region from future shocks and stresses.
Why Mastercard is 'playing a long game' in smart cities
A year after it launched, Sarah Wray gets the lowdown from Sapan Shah on the progress of Mastercard’s City Possible initiative.
09 Dec 2019
Digital humanism: Quality of life, environment and connected services at the centre of future cities
02 Dec 2019
Cities are innovating to build trust around their smart city data
22 Nov 2019
How to power smart cities in a clean, low-carbon future
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
02 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality
30 Oct 2019
Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum
20 Feb 2020
City Profile Webinar: Atlanta
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