Digital Strategy

January 15, 2017

After a three-decade career in government, New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications Commissioner Anne Roest is retiring. Taking her place is Samir Saini, who has been Atlanta's chief information officer for three years. The city swore in a new mayor at the... read more

connected car cybersecurity
January 11, 2018

One of the big worries about new Internet-connected cars and trucks and future self-driving vehicles is how vulnerable they might be to cyberattacks.

January 02, 2018

The ongoing avalanche of technology transformation has resulted in big changes to nearly every aspect of city living. This list includes how visitors and residents communicate, consume, connect, and work – and most of it has come at a relatively low-cost to the users of such technology.

December 12, 2017

Bas Boorsma, author of "A New Digital Deal," has high hopes for the Smart Cities of tomorrow. If cities follow a plan and manage the growing influence of digitization effectively, he reasons, all citizens will benefit.

December 05, 2017

As technology continues to advance, governments local and otherwise have sometimes struggled to keep up. Even many so-called Smart Cities, replete with leaders eager to test out new solutions, have missed the forest for the trees as far as digital progress is concerned.

December 01, 2017

Go back a hundred years and services like electricity and running water - let alone phones - would have all been considered luxuries. Now, we see these services as critical infrastructure that could cause a serious threat to life and societal order if they were to break down.

cloud players market cap
November 27, 2017

Cloud players continue to set record revenues and profits while the telcos grapple with stalled revenues.

November 03, 2017

The TALQ Consortium formally updated its consortium scope to address smart city applications beyond smart outdoor lighting. The new objective is to extend the consortium's standardized software protocol for use between Central Management Systems and generic Outdoor Devices Networks to enable... read more

December 01, 2017 | Bas Boorsma

The following is an excerpt from the new book A New Digital Deal, which is now available in both print and Kindle formats.

smart cities need tech workers
October 12, 2017

The smart cities movement has garnered major backing from heavy hitters in the tech field, including the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) based in Washington. The group represents 2,000 companies and 3,000 academic and training partners.

Overlay Init

Curated By Logo