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Smart City Strategy: Stockholm (Sweden)

 

6a_StockholmStockholm has a long tradition in research and innovation in environmental and information technology. It also has a well-established culture as a livable and sustainable city Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: PlanlT Valley (Portugal)

5a_PlanlT Valley‘PlanIT Valley’ (originally 2011-2015) is a private, planned smart city to be developed east of the city of Porto, in Portugal. It is a model city of the future, where the software company ‘Living PlanIT’ will showcase its ‘Urban Operating Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: Bletchley Park (UK)

4a_Bletchley ParkThe Second World War, according to researchers from the Institute of the Future, was the first occasion in history that resulted in the development of ‘cities’ focused on using technology as a facilitator of knowledge and innovation. These ‘cities’ housed scientific Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: London (UK)

3a_LondonHereEastLondon’s first concerted effort to use smart city applications took place in 2012, with the purpose of managing public transport under the demanding circumstances of that year’s Olympic Games. Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: Barcelona (Spain)

2a_BarcelonaLogoThe City of Barcelona has been using ICT to improve urban functions for more than a decade now, with dispersed projects running in various departments. It also has a long experience in developing Living Lab initiatives. Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: Amsterdam (the Netherlands)

1a_AmsterdamLogoAmsterdam Smart City is being realized through a partnership among businesses, authorities, research institutions, and the people Continue reading…

New posts’ series announcement

sc strategyURENIO, a global expert in smart cities and their strategies, is going to publish a series of articles presenting real cases of smart city strategies. We will also mention how they are coming along, as well as our top suggested informational sources for each one of them. Continue reading…

Smart Citizens: How internet facilitates smart choices in city life

ericsson-consumerlab-smart-citizensA report from Ericsson ConsumerLab shows how the internet facilitates smart choices in city life. The report is based on a study which was conducted online in September 2014 with 9,030 iPhone and Android smartphone users aged between 15 and 69. Respondents were from Beijing, Delhi, London, New York, Paris, Rome, São Paulo, Stockholm and Tokyo, representing 61 million citizen. Continue reading…

Socrata Open Innovation Magazine – Volume 4

socrata_open_innovation_vol_4The fourth edition of Socrata’s Open Innovation magazine focuses on a simple question: What does it mean to be good at open data? By the time you reach the final page of this magazine, we know you will have many new ideas for how to improve upon your open data program. Continue reading…

Report: Smart City Suppliers

Assessment of Strategy and Execution for 16 Smart City SuppliersA new report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 16 leading smart city suppliers with the capacity to provide leadership on large-scale smart city projects spanning multiple operational and service areas. Continue reading…