Technology

September 22, 2017

What: "State Procurement Negotiations: Working Together to Reform and Transform," a report from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers and the National Association of State Procurement Officials Why: Most state CIOs and CPOs believe their current procurement processes are... read more

September 21, 2017

The TM Forum has announced its City as a Platform Manifesto with initial backing from more than 40 major cities, regional and international government bodies, telecoms operators, technology firms and associations.

September 14, 2017

Smaller cities often possess the nimbleness to act quickly in areas of developing and deploying smart city technologies. But they also tend to lack the big budgets for the sort of large projects seen in a major metro.

September 07, 2017

This is happening - are we ready? Entirely new cities and "fiberhoods" are emerging, grounded in cutting-edge technology. Sensor-laden, data-driven and internet-connected, these urban prototypes are the testing grounds for the future.

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August 25, 2017

On my last work day of my trip to Singapore, I caught up with a boss and mentor of many years, the Head of Civil Service. One of the questions he asked me was where I thought AI has the greatest potential.

August 16, 2017

The smart city market is one of the fastest growing segments of government and is set to hit $775 billion in 2021, according to BCC Research. In just a few years, the number of smart cities has grown from approximately two dozen to more than 100, and it's just the tip of the iceberg, with more... read more

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Image by andrewarchy on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
August 15, 2017

Why is the mall dying?

August 08, 2017

The Trump administration's proposal for transforming America's infrastructure provides no details about where funding for projects would come from - or exactly where the money would go over the proposed 10-year life of the plan. While roads, railroads and seaports seem like obvious candidates... read more

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August 08, 2017

Auntie Sally is a union member at an electronics factory in Singapore producing wire bonds, the tiny wires in your mobile phone, tablet or step tracker that connect the semiconductor chip to its housing.

July 20, 2017

Pittsburgh drivers add 81 extra hours to their commute each year because of traffic, according to a TomTom survey. While there are other U.S. cities that have it worse, Pittsburgh is known for its difficult driving conditions, with hills, bridges and bikers - all on a gridless city where many... read more

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