A well-balanced future city is one that can optimally use its resources and infrastructure to serve the needs of its citizens and businesses. Major trends in urbanization and demographics can create massive and complex problems for governments. A new report proposes a new holistic approach to address these challenges.
Archive for 2013
Helping to encourage the development of smarter connected cities – IBM Smarter Trends is a new resource which curates trending articles & discussions from some of the world’s most influential sources on important issues such as: transport, energy, water and city development.
EngagingCities’s Managing Editor Della Rucker has released a new book about the big changes in how communities work, and how professionals and volunteers of all types can help their places succeed in the face of these new conditions.
In this video interview, McKinsey director Paul Willmott explains the opportunities and threats posed by the evolution of digital technology, why becoming a digital enterprise is critical, and what leaders should do.
“Smart Cities and the Internet of Everything: The Foundation for Delivering Next-Generation Citizen Services”, a White Paper published by IDC, discusses trends driving Smart City growth, the vision for the Smart City of the future, and the maturity cycle that cities can progress through to become a Smart City.
The Governance Lab launches the GovLab Academy v. 1.0 – a community and platform for learning and teaching governance innovations.
The Open Data assesses the state of open data around the world, based on peer-reviewed submissions by a global community of open data advocates and experts.