The Smart Cities Council, an industry coalition to advance smart city development and innovation, continues to gain momentum and expand its global reach with the addition of three more leading companies -- CH2M HILL, DNV GL (formerly DNV KEMA) and SunGard Public Sector.
Council Press Releases
The Smart Cities Council released version 1.0 of the Smart Cities Council Readiness Guide, the first comprehensive, vendor-neutral smart city handbook for city leaders and planners.
If you're attending the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona next week, join Council members as we launch the first comprehensive, vendor-neutral smart city planning tool for city leaders around the world. It is being unveiled at a smart cities workshop in conjunction with the renowned ESADE Business School’s Institute of Public Governance and Management. The event takes place Nov. 18, the day before the Congress begins.
The Smart Cities Council announces its newest Global Partner, MasterCard. The partnership signifies a turning point in the development of innovative digital transaction processing platforms for city government, businesses and citizens. Click to read the media announcement.
Leaders from top cities across the United States are evaluating the Smart Cities Council Readiness Guide beta version. The Readiness Guide is a how-to manual for building tomorrow’s cities today by enabling cities to self-assess their readiness to innovate.
Cities around the world have a new ally in the fight to achieve prosperity and sustainability. More than a dozen top technology firms — including some of the world's largest — have formed the Smart Cities Council to provide cities with tools and best practices. Click to read the press release.