Ebooks / Spotlights
Funding smart cities: Where’s the money?
18 Apr 2019
A report by SmartCitiesWorld found that funding is the biggest challenge to implementing a smart city strategy. So how can cities confront this?
Digital democracy as a response to the gilets jaunes – lessons learned
15 Apr 2019
French MP Paula Forteza talks to SmartCitiesWorld about the lessons learned from this large-scale consultation exercise and details how France has tried to channel the anger seen on its streets into positive public engagement.
CRM for cities: Chief Innovation Officer looks to put Carlsbad on the connected community map
15 Mar 2019
Carlsbad’s new Chief Innovation Officer is looking to go beyond the city delivering basic services, towards offering Amazon-like user experience for citizens.
Addressing the smart cities skills gap
21 Feb 2019
Smart cities are about people – and that includes the workers required to drive the transformation. Sarah Wray examines the skills challenge facing cities.
Is the M9 ‘micro smart city’ the future for Venice?
17 Dec 2018
The M9 development houses Italy’s first digital museum and has been dubbed a ’micro-smart city’. Can it better unite Venice and offer takeaways for other European cities too?
Smart cities are futuristic but they must also learn from the past
19 Nov 2018
Mike Barlow and Cornelia Lévy-Bencheton look at what smart cities must learn from the past if they are to deliver their promise.
Empowering vulnerable citizens in smart cities
19 Sep 2018
Smart city initiatives aim to make our lives easier but cities can’t be truly ‘smart’ if they fail to serve entire groups of society.
Smart companies must tap the widest pool of talent
22 Aug 2018
Stacks+Joules is aiming to bridge the ‘tech opportunity gap’ through computer programming training to unlock overlooked talent.
Sustainability: Cities and technology vendors must lead by example
04 Jul 2018
Delta Electronics’ M.S. Huang urges cities and technology vendors to practise what they preach for a more sustainable future.
The art of people-centred smart cities: Manchester shows the way
21 Jun 2018
Manchester’s CityVerve has generated a ‘blueprint’ for people-centred smart cities.
19 May 2019
DHL launches its first regular urban drone delivery service
17 May 2019
Electric buses roll out in Northern France
17 May 2019
London signs up to international smart city coalition
16 May 2019
How edge computing will drive intelligent transportation
13 May 2019
How intelligent car navigation could improve city traffic conditions
07 May 2019
No ticket to ride: Why the transport industry needs to keep up with the demand for mobile
03 Apr 2019
Smart cities - Beyond the hype
25 Mar 2019
Connected Kiosk: The information hubs of smart and connected cities
19 Mar 2019
Building Better Places: Smart buildings for sustainability and personalisation
22 May 2019
Urban Future Global Conference
03 Jun 2019
ITS European Congress 2019
04 Jun 2019
SCW Eindhoven Roundtable Discussion:
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