Last week I attended my fourth Smart Cities Expo World Congress (SCEWC). This year conference had a bold theme: “Cities Made of Dreams”. But for the first time, the conference was less about the art-of-the-possible from a technology standpoint and more about achieving better outcomes in terms of safety and security, mobility, environmental sustainability, health […]
Expenditure on IT by governments bucks the wider trend of cost cutting across the public sector. While overall government spending across Europe has steadily fallen from the highs of 2009–2010, when government spend as a percentage of GDP across Europe peaked at 50%, growth in government IT spending has remained on an upward trend
I was in London attending a conference, today. I was trying to figure out at what time I should leave the ExCeL center to get to Gatwick in time to catch my flight. What I cared about is whether the subway was working regularly, or whether there were delays because of the protests that were […]
Intelligent transportation constitutes the arteries of smart cities. If mobility in the city is congested, unsafe, polluted, and costly, citizens are unhappy.