How can games improve the process of urban planning? That’s the central question at the upcoming Games for Cities International Conference, taking place in Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, April 20-21 2017.
Earlier this month the Smart City Council awarded the Smart Cities Readiness Challenge Grant to Orlando, Miami, Philadelphia, Indianapolis and Austin. The five winners are now getting ready to make good use of their grants and more information about their plans is available.
Military bases, occupying large expanses of land and providing housing, work and leisure facilities for thousands of people, share many of the same characteristics as cities and many of the same needs as well.
The book edit C. Certomà, M. Dyer, L. Pocatilu and F. Rizzi Offers an innovative perspective on the use of data to promote people-friendly and livable cities. It analyzes the ongoing transformation in the “smart city” paradigm and explores the possibilities that technological innovations offer for the effective involvement of ordinary citizens in collective knowledge production and decision-making processes within the context of urban planning and management.
Smart Cities Council announced that Austin, Indianapolis, Miami, Orlando and Philadelphia are the five winners of the Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant program. Over 130 cities were involved in the application process.
Read this report from Hewlett Packard Enterprise to learn how governments can be more efficient, agile and resilient, and help drive economic growth, improve the quality of life, and create sustainable communities. According to the report, digital innovations and changing demographics are redefining government by the people, for the people. In a digital-first world, public sectors must rethink their approach to providing citizens with the services and information it needs to flourish in the future.