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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

Smart Cities: the power of the ecosystem

Smart Cities: the power of the ecosystem

For smart cities to succeed, organisational silos must give way to a problem-solving and adaptive network of partners, believes Massimiliano Claps, team leader for the Future Cities Business 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

Securing the smart city IoT by Chris Janson, Nokia

Securing the smart city IoT by Chris Janson, Nokia

Smart city IoT is faced with various threat vectors but what is the potential impact on public infrastructure and what methods can protect the public?

Digital chickens and cyber-secure eggs

Digital chickens and cyber-secure eggs

A truly digital, smart grid is within reach, but we can’t safely implement it without robust security, write Dr Arshad Saleem and Prof. Robert Lagerström

Are You ready for the General Data Protection Regulations asks Colin Tankard, MD, Digital Pathways

Are You ready for the General Data Protection Regulations asks Colin Tankard, MD, Digital Pathways

Data holding is no longer something an organisation can take lightly, it needs serious thought and processes put in place
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