Economy

AI changing workplace
March 15, 2018

One of the most challenging questions today is whether or not artificial intelligence or machine learning, a subset of AI, is going to change work or actually remove work.

March 05, 2018

Worldwide spending on the technologies that enable Smart Cities is forecast to reach $80 billion in 2018, according to the International Data Corporation's (IDC) latest study. In the first release of its Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide, over five years that total will reach $135... read more

December 01, 2017

In an era marked by rapid advances in automation and artificial intelligence, new research assesses the jobs lost and jobs gained under different scenarios through 2030. The technology-driven world in which we live is a world filled with promise but also challenges.

August 01, 2017

A flood forced 100,000 people to evacuate Santa Fe, Argentina, in 2003. More than 150 people died in the disaster. It's been nearly 15 years and the city's leadership is still figuring out how to retrofit infrastructure and prepare for the next storm. One of the people at the center of this work... read more

July 03, 2017

Congressional work on President Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure package may slip to next year, a Republican chairman said Thursday. Lawmakers are facing a pile of other priorities, while the White House has yet to unveil formal legislative text for its massive rebuilding proposal.

March 23, 2017

Tighter budgets, increased costs, self-funding laws and the overall technical complexity of the market have caused a challenging environment for government revenue management professionals. How do the most successful government offices maintain compliance, raise reimbursement and reduce time to... read more

March 14, 2017

Picture yourself on a bustling commercial street in a hip neighborhood of a newly revived city. You cruise the sidewalk, checking out the businesses that line the glitziest block or two. Here's what you're likely to see: a high-end restaurant with pricey small plates and an ambitious chef; a... read more

February 02, 2017

"The idea that it's like, 'we'll figure that out when it gets here,' I think is a reason why there's so much anger in our communities about this issue," according to the mayor of Dayton, Ohio.

Fostering Competitiveness In The New Urban Revolution Part 2: Challenges And Trends
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December 20, 2016

Read Part I of this story here.

Fostering Competitiveness In The New Urban Revolution Part 1: Introducing The New Paradigm

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December 08, 2016

Throughout the history of humankind the whole context of competitiveness in society has been developed as a consequence of a dynamic set of variables.

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