2017-01-03
Open Data may place governments at the centre of innovation
By 2019, smart cities projects and initiatives based on voluntary personal data sharing will benefit half of those living in large cities. Says the...
2015-08-10
BLOOMBERG PICKS FIRST EIGHT WHAT WORKS CITIES
After a “surge” in applications for the What Works Cities initiative, on August 5th, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the first eight...
2015-08-05
RIO: BRAZIL’S SMARTEST CITY
Rio de Janeiro is the smartest city in Brazil, according to the first General Ranking of Smart and Connected Cities, presented this week during the...
2015-06-22
Portuguese city leads coalition of millenial cities
Combining historical heritage with innovation, sustainability with new technology, in a triangle uniting communities, businesses and universities ­...
2015-06-05
IBM Smarter Cities Challenge to support an additional 16 localities
The 16 places around the world in line to receive support in dealing with their urban management challenges from IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge...
2015-06-04
“You can’t be smart without learning from mistakes”
Managing the public’s expectations, and making them see that trialling new urban solutions and failing is “not a bad thing, just a part of the...
2015-05-26
"Smart Cities are not a matter of choice"
"Smart Cities are no longer a matter of choice, they are self-evident, imposing, bringing in technology to solve operational issues". This was the...
2017-12-13
Time to rethink Smart Cities: From Tech Focus to a Happy State
The term ‘Smart cities’ feels like a buzz word nowadays. You can fill your calendar with all the events that take place around smart cities...