“The Age of Megacities”, an engaging Esri project, maps the growth of ten global megacities by examining the expanding urban footprint of each city over the past 100 years. The Esri team has selected 10 international cities to show the wind-whistling clip of modern development.
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Shareable news site published 15 projects from around the world that demonstrate the potential of the Participatory Budgeting process. Participatory budgeting, in which people decide together how a portion of a government’s (or organization’s) budget is spent, is a proven way to give decision-making power to the people. It enables citizens to play an active role in shaping their community and creates more transparent governments.
This guide, built upon the collaborative work of state and local government and industry executives, outlines and explains the changes needed for more flexible and agile procurement processes. Specifically, the guide includes direction on issues like security, audits and breach notification; terms and conditions and templates for SaaS, PaaS and Iaas models;
Smart Cities Council published a guide which contains advice, best practices and tools for creating a data-driven city. The Smart Cities Open Data Guide captures lessons learned and best practices from cities that blazed the open data trail, to provide city leaders and staff a starting point to chart their own initiatives.
The special issue on Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation in Europe, published by the European Journal of Innovation Management (Vol.17-4), guest editor Mikel Landabaso, contains 6 papers that focus on an important topic in the current debate about the new industrial policy for Europe and also as a successful crisis exit strategy
“The work of an Intelligent Community often begins in crisis. But once the crisis is past, how do Communities
Nine technical leaders of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society joined forces to write a technical report, entitled IEEE CS 2022, symbolically surveying 23 potential technologies that could change the landscape of computer science and industry by the year 2022.