Opinions

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

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


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

What metro mayors need to consider when creating their legacy, by Amanda Clack, partner and head of Infrastructure advisory at EY

What metro mayors need to consider when creating their legacy, by Amanda Clack, partner and head of Infrastructure advisory at EY

The greatest leaders are not those that cut the ribbons of the new shiny city hall, but rather those that build a legacy or ‘The Cathedral Effect’


Smart cities look to the future, by Nagayoshi Nakano, research vice president at Gartner

Smart cities look to the future, by Nagayoshi Nakano, research vice president at Gartner

CIOs focused on smart cities should plan infrastructure to support the IoT

Preparing for urbanisation in India, by Niraj Saraf, connected cities mission lead for Innovate UK

Preparing for urbanisation in India, by Niraj Saraf, connected cities mission lead for Innovate UK

In the next 15 years, 300 million Indians will move into cities – almost the entire population of the US

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?

Designing cities for digital citizens, by Salomon Salinas, Smart Cities lead at Accenture Mobility

Designing cities for digital citizens, by Salomon Salinas, Smart Cities lead at Accenture Mobility

What truly makes a city ‘smart’ isn’t just the technology, but the use of technology to solve the most pressing issues that city has
AI for smarter cities: finding the real value

Special Reports

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