November 19, 2018

This is the second in a three-part series of news from NLC’s City Summit.

August 22, 2018

The average age of the 84,000 public elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. is 44 years since construction, and 12 years since a major renovation, according to the Department of Education.

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July 18, 2018

The Georgia Cyber Center, a first of its kind collaborative cybersecurity center located in Augusta, Georgia, opened its doors July 10, 2018.

April 12, 2018 | Eliza Robinson

How should urban planners and policy-makers manage autonomous vehicles? How can innovators and entrepreneurs develop new technologies that respond to the needs of communities and produce better health outcomes? How can private and public data protect and empower vulnerable populations?

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.

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.

The Intelligence Of A Smart University
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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.

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April 25, 2016

I went through extreme nostalgia last week during a business trip to Burlington, Vermont, the idyllic city on Lake Champlain that is the home to the University of Vermont and Champlain College.  It happened that my visit coincided with the recent spring vacation for high schoolers across New... read more

July 02, 2015

As much as technology and development are key for the smart city initiative, a proper smart city education program is the foundation. Smart cities need a skilled workforce with training and experience that is in demand to succeed and continue positive growth.

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