A report from Ericsson ConsumerLab shows how the internet facilitates smart choices in city life. The report is based on a study which was conducted online in September 2014 with 9,030 iPhone and Android smartphone users aged between 15 and 69. Respondents were from Beijing, Delhi, London, New York, Paris, Rome, São Paulo, Stockholm and Tokyo, representing 61 million citizen.
Archive for 2014
The fourth edition of Socrata’s Open Innovation magazine focuses on a simple question: What does it mean to be good at open data? By the time you reach the final page of this magazine, we know you will have many new ideas for how to improve upon your open data program.
A new report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 16 leading smart city suppliers with the capacity to provide leadership on large-scale smart city projects spanning multiple operational and service areas.
“Delivering the Smart City” report, produced by Arup and University College London (UCL), analyses the spending patterns of eight major UK cities to gain an understanding of how much cities are paying for technology, as well as considering whether this expenditure is ‘smart’.
If automation was the mantra for technology to date, is humanization the calling for technology in the future? The Technology of Us is a discussion hosted by TeleTech CEO Ken Tuchman that explores this question from the perspective of top intellectuals, scientists, designers and business innovators. This collection of essays and interviews demonstrates how technology is pushing humankind into a new stage of evolution, with as many massive implications for modern business as for our individual lives.
Creating Healthy Places through Active Mobility, a collaborative research project between the Centre for Liveable Cities and Urban Land Institute, explores why and how we should make our urban environment friendlier to walking and cycling. This book, which publishes the findings of that research, discuss infrastructure design and policies of cities such as Amsterdam, Copenhagen, New York, Seoul and Taipei which have adopted active mobility as central to their transformative strategies for building healthy, vibrant, and liveable cities.
Nesta and Collaborative Lab published a research report aiming to figure out how a road ahead in the collaborative economy, although not necessarily straightforward, can work in powerful ways for 21st century business, governments and communities.