A MoU has been signed between TM Forum, the Smart Cities Council, Shanghai Academy and the World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments (WeGO) to promote the adoption of the TM Forum Smart City Maturity & Benchmark Model to over 300 cities worldwide. Click here to read more.
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The representatives of the Smart Cities industry along with Founder & Director of the Smart Cities Council India met Dr. Nitin Kareer, Principal Secretary, Urban Development Department for the Government of Maharashtra.
Writing for IoT Evolution World, Ken Briodagh highlights AT&T's announcement that it is continuing its leadership in the smart cities space by joining the Smart Cities Council and working with the Dallas Innovation Alliance. Click to read an excerpt from the IoT Evolution article.
Wayne Rash included remarks from Walker Kimball of Bechtel in his eWeek coverage of the Council's Smart Cities Week event in Washington, D.C. in September of 2015. Click to read a brief excerpt from the eWeek story and to get a link to the full report.
Read what CivSource writer Bailey McCann said about the Urbanomics Mobility Project previewed by Cubic Transportation Systems and MasterCard during Smart Cities Week, which took place in Washington, D.C. in September, 2015.
Cities Today writer Tom Teodorczuk reports on Smart Cities Week, highlighting some of the speakers, exhibitors and comments about the event from attendees. Click for a brief excerpt and a link to the full Cities Today article.
GreenBiz senior writer Heather Clancy provides details on the smart cities initiative announced by the White House during the Council's Smart Cities Week conference and exhibition in Washington, D.C. in September, 2015. Click for an excerpt and link to the full article.
In a session at Smart Cities Week held September, 2015 in Washington, D.C., Santa Clara, California Chief Information Officer Gaurav Garg explained how his city applied IT strategies to manage the massive crowds that came with an NFL team's move to the city's stadium. Click for an excerpt and a link to Alex Koma's full article in StateScoop.
In its Urban Challenges section, ViewPoints BCN highlights a conversation with Smart Cities Council Chairman Jesse Berst, who explains what smart cities are, discusses Barcelona's smart cities initiatives and talks about the work the Council is doing Click for a brief excerpt and link to the full story.
Clevest Solutions Inc., a leading provider of mobile workforce automation software, has announced that it has joined the Smart Cities Council as an Associate Partner. The Smart Cities Council is a coalition of industry thought leaders, innovators and practitioners dedicated to improving the livability, workability and sustainability of the world’s cities.