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.
Smart city drivers: Heading down an innovation cul-de-sac?
09 Apr 2019
A new report by SmartCitiesWorld reveals that specific challenges and priorities are taking precedence over an integrated smart city strategy. Why and where’s it leading?
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.
Manchester road tests MaaS
19 Feb 2019
A MaaS trial in Manchester in the UK generated fascinating insights.
Smart cities get their houses in order
22 Jan 2019
Smart city conversations don’t typically encompass housing. That could be changing, writes Sarah Wray.
Plotting the route to smarter transportation
12 Dec 2018
Smart Cities World’s Road to Liveable Cities event brought together technology and transport experts, as well as start-ups, to discuss and envision the shape of future mobility.
The smart nation where everyone owns their personal data
24 Oct 2018
Mike Barlow and Cornelia Lévy-Bencheton tell the story of Estonia and its experiment in digital government that’s paying off.
City data-sharing scales up
03 Oct 2018
New initiatives around city data-sharing look way beyond open data.
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.
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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