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Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City
16 Aug 2019
Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.
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?
To co-create better cities, meet people where they are
10 Jul 2019
Simply asking people what they want through consultations, surveys and focus groups isn’t enough – cities have to reach a much broader range of people and move towards true ‘co-creation’.
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?
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.
Podcast: 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.
18 Oct 2019
NYC continues drive to help the public adopt better data privacy practices
18 Oct 2019
Not so fast: 2G switch-off could impact smart meters, the elderly and critical services
18 Oct 2019
Boston gives $100,000 for non-profits to close digital divide
17 Oct 2019
The technology that is making housing more affordable
10 Oct 2019
Pioneering cities demonstrate fundamentals for PPP success
09 Oct 2019
Why 5G will help us build smart communities as well as smart cities
23 Sep 2019
The open road: A smart city is an interoperable city
16 Sep 2019
Digital Vision for Mobility
15 Jul 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: How to make MaaS a reality
21 Oct 2019
ITS World Congress 2019
29 Oct 2019
IoT Solutions World Congress
13 Nov 2019
IoT Tech Expo North America 2019
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