While many organizations understand what the Internet of Things can do for them and are sinking time and effort into cleaning up and molding their data in preparation for it, most are falling far short of success. Click for a video featuring tips from OSIsoft on how to avoid the pitfalls.
Despite all the warnings about hacker attacks, few smart cities are very smart about security. Don’t know where to get started? Click to read about the four common security problems cities face -- and steps you can take right now to address them.
Body camera usage is spreading quickly, and it’s not just due to police department adoption. Some cities are considering them for everything from parking officers to building inspectors. Learn more about that -- including why some say it’s a terrible idea.
If your city's cybersecurity efforts are lax, you’ll want to check out a new IBM report that shows an average breach costs millions. Is cyberattack insurance a smart solution? A New York town that has been hacked is exploring that option. See what else cities are doing financially and technically to prepare for the worst.
Big Data is simultaneously the most important and the most confusing aspect of a smart city. The path forward may just have gotten simpler, thanks to an important announcement this week from IBM.
There’s no question cities can use data to make people’s lives easier, but without privacy safeguards, people are finding those services more creepy than useful. Experts warn unless cities address this now, key initiatives could fail.
Many cities are building apps to better connect with their citizens, but are they giving them the apps they really want? Don't miss a new IBM report on apps people say they want most. There are some surprises.
From streamlining operations to getting ready for more power from renewable sources, read up on six regions that are getting smarter about energy. You'll likely see some good ideas that could also make energy more reliable in your city.
Security experts say cities face a real and immediate danger of security breaches, but many are doing nothing about it. A Cisco security expert says it's time for a better response than playing 'Whack-a-Mole' with hackers. Learn what cities can do -- and why it needs to be done now.
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