Singapore’s first 50 years were marked by tremendous success in shipping, oil refining, electronics and banking. But those industries are already showing their age, which, in turn, is causing Singapore to show its age. So the city state is digitally cloning itself to drive 50 more years of growth and perhaps help shape smart cities worldwide.
Cities that embrace today’s technology trends are attracting businesses, entrepreneurs and workers who thrive in the digital world. In this collection of Smart Cities Council resources, you’ll discover the various ways that technology is enhancing the workability of cities. Developments in high-speed Internet connectivity, mobile apps, cloud services, and clean energy are among the highlighted solutions.
A half-million tech jobs go unfilled in the U.S. because companies can’t find qualified candidates. Is it happening in your city? Learn how a new initiative will bring together several levels of government with the private sector to seek a fix.