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.
The war on smog
07 Mar 2019
Charles Carter looks at the latest initiatives to tackle air pollution and one of its biggest causes.
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.
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.
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.
Traffic congestion: Cutting through the complexity
06 Nov 2018
We explore how cities are trying to tackle the major challenge of congestion.
Harnessing human smarts: Meet Madrid’s Director of Citizen Participation
05 Nov 2018
The City of Madrid is committed to citizen participation and enabling it at scale. Sarah Wray talks to Miguel Arana Catania, Madrid’s Director of Citizen Participation.
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.
19 Apr 2019
Australian city standardises data ahead of smart city scale-up
18 Apr 2019
Cities explore feasibility of a city-wide currency
18 Apr 2019
Smart city app launched for small and medium municipalities
17 Apr 2019
The near future of urban mobility
11 Apr 2019
Driving autonomous vehicles forward with intelligent infrastructure
08 Apr 2019
London’s ULEZ could be 'generation-defining', but only with the right technology
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
25 Apr 2019
IoT Tech Expo Global 2019
13 May 2019
Smart Cities New York
22 May 2019
Urban Future Global Conference
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