Special Reports

AI for smarter cities: finding the real value

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

Countdown to Smart City Expo

Countdown to Smart City Expo

Citizen empowerment will be the main theme of this year’s Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, which also features its first ever Smart Mobility World Congress

Keeping the lights on

Keeping the lights on

Fuel cells: how an invention from 1839 is providing clean, reliable, alternative energy today

Smart keynotes announced for SCEWC

Smart keynotes announced for SCEWC

Dirk Ahlborn, Joan Clos, Robert Muggah & Dimitri Zenghelis confirmed as keynote speakers at Smart City Expo World Congress

One small leap

One small leap

Many cities have opened their data to provide more insight into city operations, but the next step is to make the leap to true data economies, by Sarah Wray

The professionals

The professionals

Melony Rocque look at how elite entrepreneurs are taking the charge on wicked city problems

The cyber security threat to transportation

The cyber security threat to transportation

Cisco’s 2017 Midyear Cyber Security Report showed that cyber security threats are escalating and becoming increasingly complex for transportation organisations as they transition to modern and more connected technology infrastructures

SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Moscow (full report)

SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Moscow (full report)

In this edition, we focus on Moscow, which celebrated the 870th anniversary of its official founding in September (2017). The challenge for Moscow’s Mayor Sergey Sobyanin and his government is to preserve the essential character of one of the world’s most charismatic capitals while ensuring that it meets citizens’ needs in the 21st century

Why smart city infrastructure is going green

Why smart city infrastructure is going green

There is growing interest in the use of green infrastructure to manage issues such as stormwater, pollution and rising temperatures

Smart students and smart thinking

Smart students and smart thinking

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