Videos from sections of International Telecommunication Union’s “Telecom World 2011” conference have been published. Topics include Future Internet, Digital Cities, Open Data, Broadband, Cloud Computing, Social Networks, Green ICT, etc.
IESE INSIGHT knowledge portal publish an interview with Anthony Townsend, research director of the Institute for the Future. He discusses the concept of smart cities and the impact and potential impact of new technology on cities and public institutions.
New York City Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne’s presentation is a great overview of the city’s open government work. Sterne gave a keynote speech at this year’s Strata NY conference that explained how data-driven innovation informs New York’s aim to be the nation’s premier digital city.
Which cities have successfully capitalized on emergent technology, and which have made the wrong bets? Whose interests are reflected in smart city discourse, and whose have tended to be overlooked or pushed to the side?
Nicola Villa, senior director, Cisco IBSG European and Emerging Markets Public Sector Practice give a keynote speech on “The Future of Smart Cities: Connected, Sustainable and Resilient,” in
Meeting of the Minds 2011 conference in Boulder, CO, USA.