The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) announced its list of the Top Seven Intelligent Communities of the Year, each a model for economic development in the 21st Century. The Top Seven announcement is the second stage of ICF’s annual Intelligent Community awards cycle.
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The Sigma Scan, is a database containing a number of trends, emerging issues and developments which may influence the course of events over the next 50 years and thereby shape the future of the UK and the world at large.
This study, by Sybille Reichert of the European University Association, examines the role of universities in the emergence of “knowledge regions” and their relationship with the business sector.The study outlines important factors for the successful future development of higher education institutions based on the study of four European city regions – Barcelona, Brno, Manchester and Øresund.
Manchester plans to be the biggest free wireless internet hotspot in Europe under plans unveiled by the city council.
Mr. Sanjay Dalal of the Creativity and Innovation Driving Business blog has been working on the development of an Innovation Index that tracks the stock market returns of the top innovators in North America.
Benchmarking is understood as an improvement process in which a company, organisation or any other (multi-organisational) system carries out three processes: