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IDC: Top 10 smart cities predictions for 2013

Wed, 2013-02-27 09:34 -- Liz Enbysk

The smart city initiative is growing as a recognized movement for innovation and investment at all levels of government, according to IDC Government Insights. For that reason, a smart city analyst team from IDC Government Insights has put together the company's first annual top 10 predictions for the smart city market in 2013.

CH2M HILL and The Nature Conservancy promote planet-friendly engineering

Rising and urbanizing populations, overtaxed natural resources and a changing climate are behind a new collaboration between CH2M HILL and The Nature Conservancy that aims to bring innovative and integrated engineering and environmental solutions into the global marketplace. Learn more about it.

New in the Apps Gallery


This app helps residents of Trivandrum City be aware of various traffic rules, penalties and to report any violations of laws they encounter. Developed by Council Associate Partner UST Global, it also connects users to emergency services.

SCC Partner Spotlight

With its Smarter Planet initiative, IBM is driving innovations that power public safety, transportation, water, building and social services around the world. It leverages insights from its 2,000+ projects to help cities of all sizes become smarter. 

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Upcoming Council Events

Dec. 8-10: Smart Cities Now Forum

Smart solutions that make cities more livable, workable and sustainable will be highlighted at this invitation-only gathering for SCC partners, advisors and invited guests. It will be held in San Diego at the worldwide headquarters of Council Lead Partner Qualcomm.