The Four Layers of a Smart City

Municipal leaders across the U.S. are quickly aligning around the concept of how to elevate their city to be a smart city. In its most basic form this means leveraging …

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Smart Cities

Smart cities is a quickly evolving area in the U.S., following in the footsteps of global leaders like Barcelona, Amsterdam and Beijing. I had the chance to talk with Beverly …

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Federal leaders outline ‘must dos’ for smart city success Innovation is taking place at the local level. Across the U.S., cities are striving to become “smart cities,” which in its …

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  People have always sought to make sense of the environment and utilize resources to enhance their safety, comfort, and wellbeing. It is no different in the growing world of …

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The Smart Cities Innovation Summit in Austin, Texas brought together a broad spectrum of professionals, each with their own experiences and perspectives. The result was a fascinating menagerie of conversations …

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smart cities

Imagining the ‘city of the future’ is becoming easier to do thanks to recent examples of smart cities innovation. Common urban challenges like traffic, energy and waste reduction are all …

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liberty global

Sounding the alarm to prioritize innovation Austinites, Texans and Americans all have at least one thing in common; we like to look on the bright side. And there is good …

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smart city

Technology, policy and IoT connecting the smart city You may have heard of the term “Connector” popularized by Malcom Gladwell’s The Tipping Point. I am one of them and I know …

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