Education

December 13, 2017

Apple is expanding its move into education through a partnership with Chicago's public schools. The city will offer Apple's Learn to Code program to K-12 students in the Chicago Public Schools system, and to community college students, according to PC Magazine and others.

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.

iot tech trends influence education
September 20, 2017

Every industry has been impacted by advances in technology and this goes for the education industry as well. While cell phones and tablets were a rarity just 10 years ago, you will find them in the hands of just about every teacher and student.

September 15, 2017

Data is top of mind for leaders in almost every sector. Higher education officials find it useful to elevate retention. Businesses use it to track trends. Government officials use data to deliver more effective services to residents and streamline government resources. But, it turns out smart... read more

IoT Projects People Challenges
July 20, 2017

Welcome to the fourth post in my series of seven chapters intended to help individuals and organisations on their journey to deploying a successful Internet of Things (IoT) transformation.

January 27, 2017

Vehicle testing at the Transportation Research Center at Ohio State University. The state of Ohio and Ohio State University are joining forces to fund the first phase of a $45 million autonomous vehicle research and testing center, Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich announced on Thursday.

January 10, 2017

The new center, called Connected Cities for Smart Mobility toward Accessible and Resilient Transportation (C2SMART), aims to accelerate transportation opportunities arising from unprecedented recent advances in communication and smart technologies. In addition to research aimed at finding... read more

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December 13, 2016 | Dr. Jaoquin Rodriguez, Leading Cities Barcelona Local Coordinator

We have to admit that the role of the university in our society is evolving in a direction very difficult to define, finding itself in a no man’s land between the tradition it represents and a new social framework where knowledge is Online, and the capabilities and qualifications that our... read more

September 12, 2016

As tech becomes more and more integral to our cities, STEM education from an early age will be essential. Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto knows this, which is why the five of the city’s recreation centers will serve as technology-focused education centers during the week.

August 31, 2016

Anyone reading this doesn't have to be told that it is a challenging time to work in government. The kinds of policy and management problems that public leaders face - from emergency management to cybersecurity to health care to improving education - require marshaling our collective... read more

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