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Accelerating the evolution of smart, connected cities

Accelerating the evolution of smart, connected cities

Cities, and the organisations they work with, cannot afford to delay their smart city initiatives, says Dante Ricci, Senior Director SAP Global Public Sector -- and they must start with citizens not technologies

Use smart data to achieve your city’s goals

Use smart data to achieve your city’s goals

Data allows cities to act on facts and insights rather than on beliefs and opinions, says Martin Klein, global vice president and head of the Industry Business Unit for Public Sector at SAP

AI and infrastructure planning, by Ashay Prabhu, co-founder of Assetic

AI and infrastructure planning, by Ashay Prabhu, co-founder of Assetic

With the advent of big data and the tools to interpret it, leaders have been given new ways to optimise their cities’ performance into the future

When infrastructure gets smart, benefits are measured in people’s lives, says Wafa Jafri, associate director in the Power & Utilities Deal Advisory team at KPMG  

When infrastructure gets smart, benefits are measured in people’s lives, says Wafa Jafri, associate director in the Power & Utilities Deal Advisory team at KPMG  

During emergencies, situation managers often have to make crucial decisions using the sketchiest of information

Who benefits from connected car data, asks Penny Searles, CEO, Smartdriverclub

Who benefits from connected car data, asks Penny Searles, CEO, Smartdriverclub

The emergence of membership based connected car services are helping motorists benefit from their driving data

Degrees of separation, by IBM's Annika Grosse

Degrees of separation, by IBM's Annika Grosse

The weather has an enormous impact on us all, yet despite this, an insufficient amount of organisations use weather data in a wide scale and proactive way

What difference does data make on our roads, asks Wayne Slant, marketing director, Clearview Intelligence

What difference does data make on our roads, asks Wayne Slant, marketing director, Clearview Intelligence

It’s quite simple really. Without data, our roads would grind to a halt. Period.

The Internet of meaningful things, by Rudy de Waele

The Internet of meaningful things, by Rudy de Waele

Does the Internet of Things has the potential to become a meaningful enabler of personalised solutions to improve urban quality living?

Smarter is not more attractive, says Tony Fish, co founder Fab Lab London

Smarter is not more attractive, says Tony Fish, co founder Fab Lab London

A warning: Are we in danger of becoming too smart?
AI for smarter cities: finding the real value

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AI for smarter cities: finding the real value

Sarah Wray looks at where AI is making an impact in improving our cities, and the opportunities for the future