The intelligent Community Forum (ICF) opened nominations for the 2015 Awards Program. Communities large and small, urban and rural, in developing and industrialized nations are all invited to apply.
The 2014 Massachusetts Big Data Report: A Foundation for Global Leadership represents a foundational analysis of the regional Mass Big Data ecosystem and its position as a global leader in the expanding fields of big data, open data, and analytics. The report also seeks to provide an initial baseline understanding of the landscape of the Mass Big Data ecosystem and its challenges, opportunities, and strong potential for growth.
Tokyo, London and New York are the world’s “smartest” cities, for the third consecutive year, according to the IESE Cities in Motion Index (ICIM). To establish this ranking, the researchers studied 135 cities based on 50 indicators along 10 different dimensions.
The Intelligent Community Forum has announced the 2014 Top7 Intelligent Communities of the Year. The Top7 list includes three from Canada, two from the United States, and two from Taiwan. Candidates are evaluated based on the five Intelligent Community Indicators, which provide the conceptual framework for understanding all of the factors that determine a community’s competitiveness and point to its success in the broadband economy.
After publishing his smart city rankings for North America, Asia / Pacific and Latin America, Boyd Cohen published the list with the 10 smartest cities in Europe. The ranking is based on the smart cities wheel framework, a visual guide that he uses to help frame the discussion of smart cities.
Boyd Cohen continue his four-part regional series with a focus on the Asia Pacific region. Asia Pacific is a region with unique challenges and opportunities in the smart cities arena. All smart cities on this list are on the journey towards being smarter, but none of them have arrived.
Boyd Cohen published for 3rd year a ranking of the smartest cities in North America. The ranking is based on the smart cities wheel framework, a visual guide that he uses to help frame the discussion of smart cities.