Urenio Watch Watch: Innovation

Urban robotics and responsible urban innovation

In this article, Michael Nagenborg explores how robotics can be integrated into the urban landscape and distinguishes two perspectives: (1) the responsible design and use of urban robots and (2) the robots as part of responsible urban innovations. Highlighting the spatial dimension of robots and the issue of integrating them in the urban environment, Nagenborg focuses on the concept of urban justice and questions the concept of smart city as well as the idea that maybe robots are not the answer to the needs of cities  

The Top 30 Government Innovations οf 2017

In this guide, published by GovLoop, you’ll find examples across six areas ‘“ cloud computing, cybersecurity, digital customer service, IT  modernization, procurement and workforce ‘“ of programs, leaders, technologies and more that are truly changing the face of government in the US.   In an era of increasing cyber-threats, workforce changes and uncertainty, these innovations are better serving citizens, creating efficiencies, doing more with less and helping communities.

Proceedings of DSCIM 2017

DSCIM – 1st Doctoral Students Conference on Innovation Management, was held in October 4-6 2017 in Novi Sad, Serbia, bringing together students from different countries and from different perspectives, who do their doctoral research in this exciting field. This event connected these students with practitioners and industry, so that a synergy effect can be made to spark further collaborations.

Artificial Intelligence: The Road Ahead in Low and Middle-Income Countries

This white paper, produced by the World Wide Web Foundation, focuses on providing an important step towards enabling collaboration and solving challenges faced through the web, as well as increasing public and key stakeholder understanding of how the individual components of the system work. A considerable body of literature exists on the social and economic impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI).