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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

Never mind the Lithium, what about the talent, asks David Hunt

Never mind the Lithium, what about the talent, asks David Hunt

As the clean energy transition grows, there is increasingly a skills and talent gap

Hurricane Harvey and Irma – demonstrating the test of an aging infrastructure and results of grid modernisation initiatives, by Farah Saeed, Frost & Sullivan Digital Grid Global Programme manager

Hurricane Harvey and Irma – demonstrating the test of an aging infrastructure and results of grid modernisation initiatives, by Farah Saeed, Frost & Sullivan Digital Grid Global Programme manager

Grid modernisation could make all the difference in restoring storm-impacted cities to a functional state, thus, providing safety and connectivity for those in need

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


Dr Thishi Surendranathan, manager Health Advisory, KPMG LLP, explores how patients and their caregivers will increasingly play a key role in the uptake of new technologies

Dr Thishi Surendranathan, manager Health Advisory, KPMG LLP, explores how patients and their caregivers will increasingly play a key role in the uptake of new technologies

The next great transformation in healthcare will be driven by health service users wielding their power and influence to drive change

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

Why Global Britain needs climate innovation, by Tom Mitchell, director, UK & Ireland, Climate-KIC

Why Global Britain needs climate innovation, by Tom Mitchell, director, UK & Ireland, Climate-KIC

It’s crucial that we ensure post-Brexit Britain responds to low carbon opportunities quickly with cutting edge climate innovation

Managing ducks is easier with a converged FAN, says Fai Lam, marketing director, IP/Optical Networks, Nokia

Managing ducks is easier with a converged FAN, says Fai Lam, marketing director, IP/Optical Networks, Nokia

As they modernise their grids to address today’s needs and tomorrow’s expectations for smart city operations, power utilities must address the looming implications of the duck chart, an iconic curve that shows the effects of renewable energy resources on grids

Why utilities should evolve new business models and support smart cities, by Ulrich Schälling, FNT Software

Why utilities should evolve new business models and support smart cities, by Ulrich Schälling, FNT Software

Electric utilities have all required resources at hand to support smart city scenarios. The underlying communications networks must be renewed anyway, why not using the investment for additional revenue?
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