Technology

kcmo innovation partnership

Photo courtesy of Kansas City, MO, via Michael Severo.

August 13, 2018

Collaboration is proving to be a key cog in the wheel of smart cities. Such is the case for Kansas City, MO (KCMO), which is building on momentum to becoming a world-class city, according to Mayor Sly James.

ibm smart city hacking
August 13, 2018

In issuing a chilling cybersecurity white paper on August 9, two things seem clear: IBM has gotten the attention of smart city leaders across the country, and hackers pose a clear, present and costly danger worldwide. Here, then, a summary.

bird plans
August 08, 2018

As its dockless scooters roll into more cities, Bird’s commitment to safety and service is taking off with recent announcements relating to an Advisory Board, bike lane protection fund and program for underserved communities.

5g news

Courtesy of T-Mobile and Nokia.

August 03, 2018

As T-Mobile teams up with Nokia, mobile carriers Verizon and AT&T, separately, have recently issued news updates announcing their plans to bring 5G to the masses. Here, a compilation of each company’s updates.

smart city regulations
July 31, 2018

I once had a customer tell me that a yearly release cycle (for complex middleware) was too quick.

value of blockchain
July 22, 2018

Many intelligent people still blink with confusion when someone mentions blockchain technology.  That won’t be the case for long though, because it appears this new technology has reached the “tipping point.”  Its upward trajectory indicates universal acceptance.

portland maine traffic parking technology
July 16, 2018

Two separate initiatives by Portland, Maine have been implemented in an ongoing effort to make moving around and parking downtown easier.

blockchain technology
July 12, 2018

Scientists and technologists alike are discussing how blockchain innovation is driving innovation across a wide range of ventures, from finance to retail to even healthcae. As indicated by Gartner, their customer requests on blockchain and related points have quadrupled since August 2017.

smart cities council project activator
July 12, 2018

The Smart Cities Council has introduced the Smart Cities Project Activator, an online portal to scope and fund smart city projects. The new, innovative online portal, which can be used from anywhere in the world, will accelerate smart project delivery and funding.

NYC Rezoning Commitments Tracker
July 12, 2018

At the intersection of civic engagement and technology, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his Administration recently launched a NYC Rezoning Commitments Tracker.

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