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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

A lack of stakeholder collaboration will threaten the technological transformation of underground utility management, say KPMG's Matt King and Salar Shemirani

A lack of stakeholder collaboration will threaten the technological transformation of underground utility management, say KPMG's Matt King and Salar Shemirani

Technology brings many benefits and advantages to underground asset management, but collaboration is crucial to its ultimate success

Ten years until autonomous vehicles hit the fast lane, says Antony Edwards, CTO at TestPlant

Ten years until autonomous vehicles hit the fast lane, says Antony Edwards, CTO at TestPlant

The delay in autonomous vehicles is quickly developing into a serious societal issue


The reality of MaaS has arrived, by Ben Foulser, associate director, Infrastructure Advisory Practice, KPMG

The reality of MaaS has arrived, by Ben Foulser, associate director, Infrastructure Advisory Practice, KPMG

Mobility-as-a-Service enhances the user experienced and can achieve key policy objectives such as economic growth and transport network resilience

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

Creating smarter, safer and more sustainable cities requires shared network infrastructure, says Gary Holland, IP Optical Networks (ION), Nokia

Creating smarter, safer and more sustainable cities requires shared network infrastructure, says Gary Holland, IP Optical Networks (ION), Nokia

Shared network infrastructure improves operational efficiency and shares costs between multiple departments and organisations

Digital government: how to make it a vibrant reality, by David Downing, Central Government and Healthcare Director, SAS UK

Digital government: how to make it a vibrant reality, by David Downing, Central Government and Healthcare Director, SAS UK

Only governments that take a proactive approach towards digitalisation will get ahead

New mayors have a pivotal role in creating smart city regions and communities, says Matthew Evans, head of programme, IoT and SmarterUK, techUK.  

New mayors have a pivotal role in creating smart city regions and communities, says Matthew Evans, head of programme, IoT and SmarterUK, techUK.  

With all eyes on the new mayors, they have ample opportunity to lead the way and set the example of what a modern 21st century city region will look like
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