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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

Companies that make cities smarter, by JB's Reports

Companies that make cities smarter, by JB's Reports

Firms are working hard to utilise the IoT to make the city smarter through interconnectivity

Every Smart City Deserves a Smart Airport, says Richard Van Wijk, head of Aviation Practice, Nokia  

Every Smart City Deserves a Smart Airport, says Richard Van Wijk, head of Aviation Practice, Nokia  

Just like a smart city, at the heart of any smart airport are communications networks

BYOD and the smart city environment, by Colin Tankard, MD, Digital Pathways

BYOD and the smart city environment, by Colin Tankard, MD, Digital Pathways

One day a platform is perceived secure, the next day a major flaw is found rendering the device or group of devices wide open to attack

Make way for autonomous vehicles: infrastructure considerations for urban environments by Michelle Caulfield-Harris

Make way for autonomous vehicles: infrastructure considerations for urban environments by Michelle Caulfield-Harris

If the car manufactures and tech companies are to be believed, autonomous vehicles will be with us very soon, but key questions remain regarding the necessary infrastructure

The sustainable route to tomorrow’s retail sector by Peter Lau, CEO, Europe and Middle East at Current, powered by GE

The sustainable route to tomorrow’s retail sector by Peter Lau, CEO, Europe and Middle East at Current, powered by GE

Sustainability is providing the gateway to the evolution of retailing and the technology is already available

Enabling smart cities, by Dr. Shane Rooney, executive director, GSMA

Enabling smart cities, by Dr. Shane Rooney, executive director, GSMA

A vital part of smart city development is Low Power Wide Area networks (LPWA)


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
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