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Cross-sector data insights are critical amid COVID-19

On Jun 3, 2020
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There's nothing like a crisis to demonstrate how hard it is to make quick sense of a tidal wave of information from every direction.

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Cross-sector data insights are critical amid COVID-19

Cross-sector data insights are critical amid COVID-19

There's nothing like a crisis to demonstrate how hard it is to make quick sense of a tidal wave of information from every direction.

Will Urgency for Real-Time Insights in a Crisis Push Cities to Connect the Dots with Data?

Will Urgency for Real-Time Insights in a Crisis Push Cities to Connect the Dots with Data?

In the wake of disruption from COVID-19, hospitals are struggling with shortages of respirators and masks, while consumers are hard-pressed to find essentials. For cities facing the crisis, ...

Making cities smart: how stream processing and data analytics can bring smart city projects to life

Making cities smart: how stream processing and data analytics can bring smart city projects to life

Marta Paes Moreira, product evangelist at Ververica, explores how stream processing and analytics can breath life into smart city projects

Creating a smarter digital reality for smart cities

Creating a smarter digital reality for smart cities

Fusing geographic data with business information can transform domain knowledge and customer workflows into connected and digital-first ecosystems.

How Cities Become Smarter Through Better Use of Data

How Cities Become Smarter Through Better Use of Data

This blog post draws on real-life examples to demonstrate how cities use data, one among many technological tools, to deliver smarter policies.

How big data will drive smart city innovation

How big data will drive smart city innovation

Why data-driven innovation is crucial to the future of urban life.

Two main urban problems that IoT and AI can solve

Two main urban problems that IoT and AI can solve

Working in the disruptive Internet of Things (IoT) space, the subject of how to make cities smarter and more citizen friendly is of particular interest to me for both professional and ...

Cross-urban Domain Data: The Key to Helping Cities Move from Connected to Smart

Cross-urban Domain Data: The Key to Helping Cities Move from Connected to Smart

For a smart city diverse sources of data from urban domains must be connected together to unlock opportunities to deliver innovation to connected citizens.

The ethics of smart cities and urban science

The ethics of smart cities and urban science

Software-enabled technologies and urban big data have become essential to the functioning of cities. Consequently, urban operational governance and city services are becoming highly ...

Where do smart cities need to improve? 7 industry leaders weigh in

Where do smart cities need to improve? 7 industry leaders weigh in

Some of those at Smart Cities Week in Washington, DC said more must be done to alleviate poverty, ease congestion and improve trust and planning.

Are citizens prepared for the data implications of smart cities?

Are citizens prepared for the data implications of smart cities?

What are the fears around data while exploring potential use cases to demonstrate the value for the ‘smart citizen’? Here is a look. With The United Nations reporting that two-thirds (68%) ...

Accelerating change: From smart city to smart society

Accelerating change: From smart city to smart society

Outbreaks of communicable disease have a long history of changing cities for the better. London's sewer network was constructed following the cholera epidemic in the 1850s, and building ...

Smart Cities Are Built By Smart People, Not Smart Things

Smart Cities Are Built By Smart People, Not Smart Things

Amid the enthusiasm over smart cities, the most important element of any city is being forgotten: the people themselves. Smart things cannot replace smart people. If city leaders hope to ...

Opinion: The smart tech that will power smart cities

Opinion: The smart tech that will power smart cities

Huge advances in technology are making a meaningful difference to the functionality and quality of city life.

The time for cities to get smart is now

The time for cities to get smart is now

Cities that take steps immediately can make way for economic growth, efficiency and a better quality of life for citizens

Digitalization: Welcome to the City 4.0

Digitalization: Welcome to the City 4.0

How can cities leverage the benefits of digitalization to relieve stress on overstretched services and resources? With seamless integration of data gathered by the Internet of Things (IoT), ...

Urban Platform – The Foundation for Developing New Business Models for Cities

Urban Platform – The Foundation for Developing New Business Models for Cities

Cities of the future want to be smarter. They want to use data in a more intelligent way.

Leverage Your City’s Data: Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss at SCEWC 2019

Leverage Your City’s Data: Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss at SCEWC 2019

When a city leverages data to its full extent, the possibilities are endless. In this blog, explore sessions at Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 that will help you put your data to work.

We don’t need ‘smart’ cities — we need sensible ones

We don’t need ‘smart’ cities — we need sensible ones

Smart cities are a security nightmare and don’t fix crucial issues, writes David Olive. Instead we need sensible cities where real problems — affordable housing, child poverty, addiction — ...