A new report to President Obama places an urgent emphasis on smart cities. It even calls on the federal government to provide more help to cities. That’s the good news. But learn how following it blindly could cause your city to fall well short of its potential.
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Besides organising seminars and presentations on the project for the citizens, the appointed firm appointed Project Management Consultancy will also conduct essay and drawing competition to feel the pulse of the students.
The urban development ministry plans to bring best of the brains from across the world for the camp in Delhi next week to educate and help Mayors, municipal heads of over 200 ULBs in preparing the Smart City Plan
The Centre in its guidelines for the Smart Cities proposals (SCPs) has laid some of the key and essential features to be incorporated while preparing the all-important document for the Smart Cities challenge. Read out to find the summarised requirement for the SCPs.
Explaining the complexity of a smart city in simple terms isn't always easy. That's why we think you'll want to read a recent post by Charbel Aoun of Schneider Electric, who masterfully uses a simple analogy to explain the smart city journey. It's one of three new summer reading recommendations we have for you.
A mayor in Washington State thinks the smart technology that gained most ground in 2014 was body cameras for police officers. But the public safety director of a California city believes mobile apps and service monitoring made the strongest showing. Click for more from our survey on smart city progress, challenges and 2015 trends.
Click for summaries of three new reports that offer 1) perspectives on the sectors that will dominate smart city market growth and who the leaders are, 2) a look at how smart citizens making smart choices drive smart cities, and 3) a Frost & Sullivan overview of eight elements that define a smart city.
Many cities around the globe will join the ranks of “smart cities” in the decade ahead, according to a recent report from IHS Technology. IHS forecasts that the number of smart cities worldwide will climb to 88 by the year 2025 -- four times the number it counted in 2013.
An insightful blog series from the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) website talks about smart cities as a convergence of "ripe technologies" such as the power of location, the Internet of Things, city sensor webs and more. Click for an excerpt.
A must-read commentary from the Boston Globe reminds us that the smart cities industry can -- and must -- do a better job introducing smart cities technologies to citizens than utilities and vendors did with smart meter rollouts. Click for five preventable smart city pitfalls.