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4 tips for effective implementation of Smart City solutions

Smart Cities are implementing new solutions offered by technologies, whose evolution is turning them into new fields of practice. One such new field is telematics, which incorporates telecommunications, vehicle and transport technologies, road safety, engineering, and computer science.

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10 Principles for Successful City-University Partnerships

METROLAB NetworkMetroLab Network in USA, includes 41 cities, 4 counties, and 55 universities, organized in more than 35 regional city-university partnerships. Partners focus on research, development, and deployment (RD&D) projects that offer technological and analytically-based solutions to challenges facing urban areas including: inequality in income, health, mobility, security and opportunity; aging infrastructure; and environmental sustainability and resiliency. Continue reading

Digital Policy Playbook 2017: Approaches to National Digital Governance

Prepared by a network of experts from more than a dozen countries in an open, collaborative and consensus-building manner, the report aims to be a playbook for government officials, civil society and business leaders. Envisioned as a living resource, the intention is to add new case studies over time as other countries share their experiences with national digital policies. Continue reading

Newcastle’ s New Smart City Strategy

The Newcastle Smart City  Strategy (2017-2021) is a four-year framework outlining the  key priorities and actions to  be delivered by Council in  its commitment to leading  Newcastle’s transition to a smart  and innovative city.  The council’s aim has been to  develop a roadmap for creating a smarter and more innovative Newcastle and Hunter Region,  Australia and to maximise opportunities as they are presented in sectors including technology, advanced manufacturing, the digital economy and the creative industries. Continue reading

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).   Continue reading