In Brisbane, youth unemployment hit a 17-year high in March and Greece recorded a 47.9% youth jobless rate a month earlier. Some are calling this global crisis a ticking time bomb. Can it be diffused? Click for a look at public and private entities trying to do just that.
In the Asia-Pacific region, New Zealand is turning into a smart cities hotbed, placing second only to China in a new IDC ranking. Learn about some of its latest projects and steal ideas for your own city.
The Council will launch its 2018 Readiness Challenge Grant competition in October. What can your city learn from the 2017 winners? Click for helpful insights they revealed at Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley.
Smart Cities Council gathered inventors and technologists, pioneers and civic leaders in the innovation capital of the world for a preview of what's ahead for the cities of tomorrow and the technologies shaping them.
U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA), a leading technology advocate in Congress, says there are huge opportunities for cities large and small, urban and rural, to take advantage of new technologies -- and Congress should help.
By population growth, Austin is one of the most successful cities in the U.S. By economic segregation, though, it ranks at the bottom. Learn how our first Readiness Challenge Grant winner plans to change that.
Palo Alto, California isn't a big city. But it sure acts like one. With numerous smart city projects completed or underway, the Silicon Valley community seems well on its way to becoming the role model it wants to be.
Smart cities are data driven, but all of that data doesn’t have to be yours. Read on for three great ideas for learning from other cities and inspiring third-parties to find solutions in your open data.
From training software developers to work remotely for firms like IBM and Microsoft to using satellite imagery to help pastoralists find greener grazing land for their herds, read about African startups making a difference