The New London Architecture (NLA) space is a center for display as well as a centre for debate and for networking. It is where visitors to London can orientate themselves, where school children can learn about their environment, where communities can be consulted.
Archive for 2008
The 2007 Booz Allen Hamilton report on Global Innovation 1000 argues that statistical analysis of a representative sample of global innovation 1000 companies divided them into three distinct categories of innovation strategy: Need Seekers, Market Readers, and Technology Drivers.
The Intelligent Community Forum announced today its list of the Smart21 Communities of 2009. Eight of the communities were on the 2008 Smart21 list and three were named to the 2008 Top Seven. Ten of the 2009 Smart21 are North American communities, seven are from Europe, two from Asia-Pacific, one from South America, and one from Africa. In addition to individual cities and towns, the 2009 Smart21 includes two counties and two multi-city metropolitan areas.
The report, written by Robert Huggins, Hiro Izushi, Will Davies, and Luo Shougui, represents the fifth edition of the World Knowledge Competitiveness Index (WKCI), the first composite and relative measure of the knowledge economies of the world’s leading regions.
The WKCI is an integrated and overall benchmark of the knowledge capacity, capability and sustainability of each region,
This report has been developed to support the objectives of the
OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy (Seoul
17-18 June 2008). It links the Seoul Ministerial Declaration on the
Future of the Internet Economy to the analytical work and policy
guidance developed for the Ministerial by the OECD.
Gartner, Inc. has highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2009. Gartner defines a strategic technology as one with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years. Factors that denote significant impact include a high potential for disruption to IT or the business, the need for a major dollar investment, or the risk of being late to adopt.
CitiWiki is an experiment in collaborative creativity conceived and created in Pittsburgh, USA. The goal is to harness the intellectual firepower of the Pittsburgh region’s thoughtful citizenry to make the city and the surrounding region as vibrant, diverse and exciting as possible.