Venture building for innovation in cities is the first workshop organized by TSCAI and Venturerock Urban with the precious support of Urban Innovators Inc and ALOT. It was held on March 30 in Casalago and involved a targeted group of professionals animated by the common desire to explore new methods of innovative development of cities. […]
Artificial Intelligence for Urban Renewal
by Iacopo Testi Iacopo Testi is research affiliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he conducts research at the intersection of urban sustainability and data science. In 2021, Iacopo was nominated “Spatial Data Scientist of the Year” by Carto. He is currently advisor at URBAN AI, a think-tank that promotes the use of artificial […]
City Digitalization & Innovation Agendas Beyond COVID-19
Bas Boorsma, Professor of Practice, Thunderbird School of Global Management Dr. Diana Bowman, Professor and Associate Dean, Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law Dr. Sanjeev Khagram, Foundation Professor of Global Leadership, Director-General and Dean, Thunderbird School of Global Management Arizona State University March 2021 Abstract: COVID-19 has dramatically impacted our cities worldwide. Cities […]
Bas Boorsma and Raffaele Gareri interviewed by Sarah Wray by the magazine “SmartCitiesWorld”
Around minute 7, Raffaele Gareri talks about skills and workers that the smart city transformation requires. Technology is definitely the key but smart cities need people too. People who is able to lead this digital transformation. Bas Boorsma said that we have to understand the potentiality behind these technologies in order to make sustainable long […]
Rome: The eternal city goes digital
Flavia Marzano, Councillor for Innovation and Digital Transformation for the city of Rome and Raffaele Gareri, Chief Digital Transition Officer for the city of Rome interviewed by Cities-Today. Focus on the problems faced and work in progress for the digitalization of a huge city like Italy’s capital. Read the full interview here: https://cities-today.com/the-eternal-city-goes-digital/
The Middle East Mega City Infrastructure Annual Report 2019
With insightful contributions from respected organisations and governments in the Middle East and world over including: Abu Dhabi Police, Emirates Green Building Council, Ministry of Emiritisation, Smart City Association, Italy and more.
IoT Platforms for Cities: a Comparative Survey
A report developed by TASC. Thousands of city governments all over the world are currently running their first Internet of Things (IoT) smart city projects. As they do so, software platforms get introduced that help manage data flows, support application development, and provide basic analytics. However, the IoT platform selection process is challenging and differs […]
Should cities turn to special utilities to manage data?
Can data utilities provide an alternative to current private- and public-sector modes of handling privacy-sensitive data? What would the advantages be? Do broadband utilities such as Stockholm’s STOKAB or city-owned utility models such as Germany’s Stadtwerke serve as a precedent and example? Communities and their local governments are faced with an increasingly large and complex […]