White Papers

UK Smart Cities Index 2017

UK Smart Cities Index 2017

Assessment of Strategy and Execution for the UK’s Leading Smart Cities in 2017 produced by Huawei

Smarter Commutes - Streetlight Data

Smarter Commutes - Streetlight Data

Big Data from mobile devices drives actionable analytics for transportation infrastructure and policy planning

Smart Cities, Smarter Citizens

Smart Cities, Smarter Citizens

An independent report by O’Reilly which looks at how the give-and-take between a city’s digital assets & its citizens is absolutely fundamental along with why local is the perfect scale for smart-technology innovation.

Smart Cities - Understanding the Challenges

Smart Cities - Understanding the Challenges

How do you make a city smart? That is the underlying question that unites the responses to the SmartCitiesWorld/ Philips Lighting survey, which draws on input from 150 thought leaders from across the world.

Study reveals $64bn LED-driven opportunity

Study reveals $64bn LED-driven opportunity

The 4th edition of Northeast Group’s study finds the global street lighting market evolving at a rapid pace, with new projects, an increasingly competitive vendor landscape, and new applications in development

The Power of the Platform in Smart Cities

The Power of the Platform in Smart Cities

The importance of Smart City platforms as a key mechanism for integrating smart technologies, enabling the rapid delivery of new applications, and creating a connected Smart City ecosystem.

Smart Infrastructure Mapping Underground Utilities

Smart Infrastructure Mapping Underground Utilities

Beneath our streets lie complex networks of cables and pipes – but often, the owners of these systems have little idea of their precise nature or location. Emerging digital technologies could enable us to build real-time, 3D maps of our buried utilities – reducing inefficiencies, costs and risks.

Reimagine places: Mobility as a Service

Reimagine places: Mobility as a Service

A guide for determining the required regulatory, governance, commercial, and technological environment to facilitate policy and customer-optimised mobility services.

Smart Cities, Big Data and the Built Environment: What’s Required?

Smart Cities, Big Data and the Built Environment: What’s Required?

54 page report from RICS (Royal Institute of Charter Surveyors)

Smart Infrastructure: Tackling chemical fires

Smart Infrastructure: Tackling chemical fires

How emerging technologies could revolutionise our response to public health emergencies
Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

Special Reports

Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

All kinds of economic innovation are underway in many towns and smaller cities that are often overlooked. So far this wave of citizen-centric regeneration is localised, but successful models are emerging and pioneers are exploring ways of harnessing technology to leverage and extend them.