A new report says companies in many cities expect to add IT professionals to their staffs in the first half of 2018, as they have been this year. Cities looking for talent to help them with their smart city initiatives should be aware that competition for those skilled professionals is expected to remain strong.
In a former railway yard in southeast Paris, a €200 million project is underway to create a global hub for Internet development that will be the largest start-up incubator in the world. Dubbed Halle Freyssinet (or Station F), this is just one project that will make Paris a global player in terms of Internet technology, as well as create up to 4,000 jobs and attract 1,000 French and foreign tech entrepreneurs.
Providing quality education to more than a million government schools has resulted in the government struggling to offer quality and holistic education to every child. Evidently, according to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) 2014 report, the world will require 25 million teachers by 2030, and India alone will require 6 million more teachers by 2030.
Cities are generating more data than ever, raising questions about how to store and process it all. Check out three good reasons to consider the cloud based on Oakland’s experience with its enterprise resource planning systems.
Artificial intelligence is becoming reality. How will it shape cities? From shortening your commute to helping cities avoid unintended policy consequences, here is what the future could look like.
The ability to quickly act on data is what makes a city smart. Learn about a new platform from Cisco and SAS that will help cities and utilities rapidly and flexibly respond to data from sensors in the field.
Can you imagine cutting the number of systems you are using by 40% and not only getting all your city’s work done, but better serving the public? See how this New Zealand city did just that.
A vocational education school in southwest Victoria is giving some of its classrooms a high tech upgrade to better prepare students for jobs in the digital era. Read the story to learn why.
How do you make your citizens happy? For the Dutch city of Haarlemmemeer, it did it by cutting costs. Learn how lower costs led to better service through its new digital platform.
San Diego will soon have the world’s largest city IoT platform — and it’s doing that by leveraging its investment in smart street lights. Find out how and why you may want to do the same.