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.
Thailand is currently implementing a Smart City initiative. The goal is to develop smart cities across the country in a manner that helps provinces develop according to their economic needs.
Will anyone still drive cars in years to come, or will the cars do all the driving themselves? How could technology transform our urban environments? And what does it really mean for a city to be “smart”? Deloitte Review’s 20th issue looks ahead to explore two science-fiction futures that are fast becoming reality: smart cities and the future of mobility.