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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

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)

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


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

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
Smart students and smart thinking

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Smart students and smart thinking

The NYU Tandon’s STEM programme for high school students showcased a wealth of smart city innovation