Ebooks / Spotlights
Future energy systems: Decentralisation and virtual power plants
26 Jul 2019
Technological innovation and new trends could produce a much more flexible, resilient and efficient energy grid. Will regulators be bold enough to unleash the true power of these new systems?
Building what's next: Construction innovation could crack 'wicked' city problems
13 Jun 2019
Jon Glasco rounds up the latest innovation from the BBConstrumat show and its potential impact on smart city goals.
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?
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.
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.
To make your city smarter, start with the kids
09 May 2018
Rather than thinking about traffic, trash or telecommunications, children could be the unifying factor that pulls a smart city strategy together.
Mumbai’s Chief Planning Officer envisions the region in 2036
16 Apr 2018
Uma Adusumilli, Chief Planner, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about the region’s smart city priorities, plans and a 20-year vision.
Anne Kerr, Mott MacDonald: The 4 Ps of safe, secure cities
11 Apr 2018
Anne Kerr, Global Head of Cities, Mott MacDonald, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about how more effective use of data can help tackle some of our most pressing security issues.
21 Aug 2019
Singapore launches first on-demand public trial of autonomous shuttles
20 Aug 2019
Smart city cybersecurity “woefully underfunded and vulnerable to attack”
20 Aug 2019
Dubai approves three blockchain initiatives
19 Aug 2019
Beyond connectivity: The roles telcos can play in smart cities
12 Aug 2019
The telco's critical role in smart cities
08 Aug 2019
AI, cities and climate change
15 Jul 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: How to make MaaS a reality
03 Apr 2019
Smart cities - Beyond the hype
25 Mar 2019
Connected Kiosk: The information hubs of smart and connected cities
10 Sep 2019
11 Sep 2019
Smart City Expo Atlanta
12 Sep 2019
Roundtable: Atlanta case study
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