Don’t miss the new Digital City Services chapter of our Smart Cities Readiness Guide. In this excerpt, we tell you the one thing you should do to make citizens happier (and save money) — and the one mistake to avoid.
Cities are generating more data than ever, raising questions about how to store and process it all. Check out three good reasons to consider the cloud based on Oakland’s experience with its enterprise resource planning systems.
You might think Las Vegas, a resort city well-known for its nightlife, casinos and entertainment, would bet big on smart city projects. But city leaders are taking the opposite tack. Here's why.
Need a break from the gloom and doom served up in the daily headlines? Then click to read about some inspiring people motivated by compassion, aided by technology and determined to change lives for the better (with help from AT&T, Microsoft and Intel).
A new business accelerator based in Oldham, England is taking on the "poverty premium" – where poor people pay more for basic goods and services than wealthier folks. The Wayra Fair by Design Fund will support tech startups developing solutions.
An investment from the software giant's corporate giving arm will expand the Markle Foundation's Skillful initiative, a data-driven approach to helping workers succeed in today's digital economy. See how it works and who else is involved.
Digital services are the hallmark of a smart city – the outward manifestation of your infrastructure. Learn about the many flavors of digital services, excerpted from the newest addition to our Smart Cities Readiness Guide.
It may not be a city, but the SAS campus in Cary, NC, will model a number of smart cities technologies. From robust sensors and real-time analytics to on-site solar farms, see what you could do in your city.
There are some tough questions that need answers as states, cities and regions decide how (and how much) they're going to accommodate autonomous vehicles – self-driving cars, trucks and more. Some jurisdictions are moving forward quickly while others are holding back. Our story explains some of the reasons why.
Canadians use a lot of water. The country is ranked among the highest in the world for water consumption. So it's more than a little surprising that a small Alberta town has emerged as a role model for its efforts to reduce water use. Read our story to learn how they did it.