Privacy has the potential to derail smart city progress and to put a city at legal risk. The solution to this danger is to implement “privacy-by-design” – that is, to consider data privacy issues at the design phase of any and every project, before it is deployed. Here are three guidelines from one of Australia’s top privacy experts. As you will read, these principles can transform privacy from a roadblock to an opportunity.
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If you want to become a smart, sustainable city — and if you want the prosperity that comes along — you must have the support of your electric company. A new guide from the Smart Cities Council and Edison Electric Institute outlines a proven path to success.
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Don’t let your city get slowed down by rapid population growth. These tips (and tools for using them) will help you optimize your transportation infrastructure so that your city can thrive while worsening road congestion holds others back.
The electric power industry has been piloting microgrids for more than a decade, and now the pieces are coming together. Learn about the University of Illinois's new microgrid (and how you can get your own).
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.
Communities struggle to prevent more death and devastation from drug addiction. Governments put more money into the battle. And new tech strategies emerge. Get the latest insights from Deloitte, SAS, IBM and others.
Remember payphones and folding maps? Without a strong digital infrastructure, you city could soon have a lot in common with them. Learn how communications networks unlock the future.