The application process is open for the 2018 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grants. Government jurisdictions throughout North America are eligible to win a year of mentoring, a custom Readiness Workshop and valuable products and services. Applications are due Nov. 10, 2017. Learn how to apply.
What makes a smart cities initiative successful? Regardless of a city’s size or location, many successful projects share 20 key traits. In the first of a two-part series, we look at 10 critical building blocks.
The consumer app market is exploding. In fact, it could quintuple in size over the next five years. And there’s something your city can do to get a piece of the action. Find out what it takes to run an effective hackathon.
You can often learn as much from smart cities projects that stumble as you can from those that are a huge success. Here are 12 leading project pitfalls — and what you can do to avoid making the same mistakes.
If you haven’t struggled yet with a water shortage, your time is coming — and likely soon. See how you can turn your data into a rich model that helps you make every drop of water count.
Is your electric utility selling units of power or providing a valuable service? Amory Lovins, co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, says the 100-year-old business model no longer works. Here’s how to thrive for the next century.
Smart cities have been and will be impacted by two technological revolutions nobody planned. One has already occurred, the other is yet to play out. Find out what’s coming and what questions you should be asking.
Sustainable building projects are good for the environment, of course, but they can also help students learn better. Read on to learn about how they can provide a better learning environment, and how some sustainable features can double as playgrounds.
Are you developing the smart workforce that your businesses — and your city — need to thrive? See what cities like Cleveland, New York and others are doing to cultivate the next generation of smart citizens and gain a competitive edge.
What smart cities projects are cities planning? From green infrastructure to security cameras and license plate recognition, here is a sampling of some of the biggest city projects that are now in the works.