EY has strengthened its leadership position as an advisor to cities around the world by becoming a global lead partner of the Smart Cities Council.
Urban populations are growing and that growth presents cities with several challenges. Among them: what to do with all that additional trash. Read our story to learn about some innovative approaches to solving the problem.
Struggling to make sense of your data? Augmented reality has been making a big difference for travel and tourism, but it may be time to consider it for even more in your city.
Smart Cities Council Managing Director Philip Bane, Council Lead Partner Qualcomm's Senior Director of Government Affairs Steve Crout and others shared their views on the roles of smart technology and connectivity in making cities more livable and sustainable. They also addressed how technology can help create jobs and help cities maintain robust economies.
Are you making plans to leverage the IoT in your city? If not, you’re getting left in the dust, according to new research. Check out this new report from CompTIA to find out what your competition is up to.
From improving traffic flow to managing water from flash floods, Seattle is using technology to make a difference. Chief Technology Officer Michael Mattmiller will share what Seattle has learned at Smart Cities Week. Get a preview here.
One of the biggest challenges cities face when considering smart city transformations is cost. Installing and integrating the technologies that make smart cities work is expensive and many cities are simply unable to afford them. Read the story for funding ideas that may help your city reach its goals.
You don’t always need to find a new funding source to pay for a major initiative. Learn about two approaches that governments are using to bring in millions in taxes and fees they are already supposed to be collecting.
If you're a brand new city, what can you do quickly to make your residents' lives better? Peachtree Corners, one of Georgia's newest cities, went digital — digitizing its resources to more efficiently manage its operations and make the public safer.
The success of a smart city is largely determined by how connected it is, not only internally, but with other levels of government. A recent panel discussion in Austin highlighted ways that governments can work better together to more effectively allocate resources, better educate students and more.