At the Enterprise Ireland IoT & Smart Cities Forum this week the Smart Cities Council and Tr3Dent announced their agreement to launch Smart Cities Project Activator, a powerful combination of the Smart Cities Council’s widely adopted and successful Readiness Program (RP) and a customized version of Tr3Dent’s Transformation Accelerator Platform.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Smart Cities Council today announced a multi-pronged partnership to encourage smarter, more resilient, sustainable cities. EEI will join the Council as a Global Lead Partner.
Estimates indicate 30 million men, women and children are victims of human trafficking worldwide. They are largely invisible, but organizations like Peace-Work and SAS are using advanced analytics to help law enforcement.
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.
Meet the 10 finalists for the first-ever Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grants. Learn about their initiatives and the people within the cities working to support them.
Self-driving cars may not be on your radar yet, but they certainly are for an increasing number of major technology and car companies. Read our story to learn about new—possibly surprising—developments in the industry.
Signals are somewhat mixed, but there is increasing evidence that telemedicine is gaining greater acceptance as a way to provide healthcare to remote and under-served populations. A research study involving depressed elderly veterans is one indicator; there are more.
Cities like Barcelona and Copenhagen are typically at the top of "world's best" smart cities lists. But they are existing cities with centuries of history, and their ongoing smart city transformations have had their share of challenges. Public-private partnerships in Florida and Colorado are taking a different tack: they're starting from scratch, and on a much smaller scale.
The typical path for school age students is completing high school, then moving on to college and/or a career. But many underserved students in impoverished rural areas drop out and never get that opportunity. Read the story to learn about an AT&T grant program that's giving rural students in North Carolina a better shot at success.
A new partnership between technology and car companies expects to have a platform for self-driving cars in production by 2021. It's yet another indicator of what our connected transportation future will look like—and a reminder that cities will need to be ready for it.