National and international cybersecurity officials last week released recommendations and resources to help smart cities balance efficiency and innovation with cybersecurity, privacy protections, and national security.
The grant program that is offering state and local governments $500 million for projects that will utilize smart technologies to improve transportation will begin the awarding process this month.
The collective efforts of the past year to assist with vaccine distribution, expansion of last-mile delivery services, and a boom in digital software are just glimpses of the technologies that will soon enable smart cities around the world. One estimate predicted that upwards of $124 billion would be spent worldwide on smart city initiatives in […]
The Federal government needs to invest in more AI research, development, and deployment (RD&D) to help develop smart cities and aid strained state and local budgets, according to a recent report.
Kansas City Chief Innovation Officer (CInO) Bob Bennett will depart from his position to become chair of urban development think tank Cities Today Institute.
The EastWest Institute (EWI) on Thursday released a new report to provide guidance on how to make tomorrow’s “smart cities” secure and safe through effective technology management by executives and administrators.
The cities where we live and work are becoming increasingly “smart.” That’s because many of them are using technology to improve citizens’ lives, whether it’s by delivering real-time information, providing easy-to-use feedback mechanisms or offering greater convenience. And while artificial intelligence (AI), smart machines and the Internet of Things (IoT) are exciting, citizen engagement is […]
To help create a smart city, local governments need to think creatively about how to acquire new technology through new financing models and partnerships, said public and private sector participants during a panel at the Smart Cities Week conference.