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A Series of Podcasts on Digital Transformation

ESRI and The Science of Where release frequent podcasts on data science, the Internet of Things, Smart Communities and other forces driving digital transformation and leveraging the power of location intelligence. Three recent podcasts on smart cities and digital transformation are very interesting: The Three Stages of Digital Transformation, How Smart Cities Drive Efficiency and Engagement with IoT and Buidling a Data-Smart City. Continue reading

Handbook of Cyber-Development, Cyber-Democracy, and Cyber-Defense

Editors Elias G. Carayannis, David F. J. Campbell, and Marios Panagiotis Efthymiopoulos  have compiled a list of articles by  researchers, industry leaders and policymakers that cover a wide spectrum of issues relating to economic and political development enabled by information and communication technology (ICT). The Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the challenges and opportunities created by technological innovations that are profoundly affecting the dynamics of economic growth, promotion of democratic principles, and the protection of individual, national, and regional rights. Continue reading

Smart Cities springing up across India

India has an ongoing Smart City program, launched in June 2015, which seeks to create 100 Smart Cities! This will be done by modernizing the municipal services and infrastructure of existing cities, including transportation, water and waste management, and smart grids. Such a transformation will be essential to maintain and improve living standards as more people are expected to migrate to cities in the future.

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