Tag: Digital Transformation

18 Jul

Can You Trust Your Smart City to be Ethical?

18 Jul

Massimiliano ClapsResearch Director Read full bio Julia NeuschmidSenior Research AnalystRead full bio A city in Finland uses mobile phone data to detect which modes of transportation a person is using. The information is then compiled into a carbon footprint scoring mechanism that can yield discounts for “righteous” citizens.

17 Jul

What’s Blocking Blockchain?

17 Jul

Craig WentworthResearch Director, European Blockchain PracticeRead full bio — Twitter: @craigwentworth Last month, IDC’s Blockchain Innovation Council met online to discuss how blockchain thinking is evolving and acting as a catalyst for new ways of thinking and working. (For an introduction to IDC’s European Innovation Councils, see this blog on their launch posted by Phil […]

16 Jul

Is Smart Education the New Smart Cities?

16 Jul

Jan Alexa   Research Manager, IDC Government Insights Read full bio Smart cities have been one of the most dynamic markets in recent years. According to IDC’s semiannual smart city spending guide, up to €20 billion was spent on them in Europe in 2018 — and that trend is expected to continue in the near […]

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