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As a result of the state budget strategy negotiations, altogether 117.5 million additional euros will be directed to developing Estonia's e-state over the next four years, while the salaries of the state's information and communications technology (ICT) specialists will be... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Information Policy
As government IT leaders eye smart city projects, the download and upload speeds they will need to make these dreams come true are likely on the horizon. This faster connectivity is thanks to the advent of the fifth-generation mobile network,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2018 at Information Policy
The area of smart city continues to enjoy rapid growth, both in the development of new technologies and devices, as well as their applications within the city environment. Smart city investment across the globe is increasing significantly. On a European... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2018 at Information Policy
As Kansas City, Mo., moves forward with its Smart City Initiative, the city also plans to expand its KC Streetcar, a 2-year-old transit system that threads its way through the sectors of downtown Kansas City. The KC Streetcar has served... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2018 at Information Policy
By Tim Sandle Michael Fauscette, from G2 Crowd, has raised concerns about the privacy issues of ambient intelligence in the growing smart cities. What does privacy mean in a city where our location, our actions, even our intentions are being... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2018 at Information Policy
by John Macomber When governments take on a smart city project, it's often the private sector that's left to execute the vision—sometimes at the expense of good public policy. John Macomber proposes a roadmap that considers situation, solution, and sovereignty.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Information Policy
The EU’s Cohesion Policy celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018. To mark this milestone DG Regio in partnership with Euronews present you “Smart Regions” a new series of six episodes looking at some of the most interesting projects that the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Information Policy
1 @CityLab Description: “All things urban, from The Atlantic.” Why you should follow: While we are, of course, partial to Smart Cities Dive news coverage, we can’t ignore that CityLab is an essential follow for anyone wanting to keep up... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Information Policy
By Natalia Angulo-Hinkson and Grant Kolton How soon could you live in a smart city? The kind where autonomous cars drive on 5G-powered streets and skyscrapers are self-sufficient thanks to artificial intelligence. Well, those cities are already in the works.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Information Policy
By Eric Woods Chicago’s program to replace 270,000 city lights over the next four years with LEDs and intelligent controls is a good example of the growing scale and ambition of street lighting projects. This initiative could eventually save Chicago... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Information Policy
How can governments use digital technology to improve services and outcomes? It’s a question that resonates across administrations around the world – and has done for years. But the sheer pace of digital advances, not to mention the costs and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Information Policy
Introduction The key to getting better at deep learning (or most fields in life) is practice. Practice on a variety of problems – from image processing to speech recognition. Each of these problem has it’s own unique nuance and approach.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Information Policy
The value of illegal accesses to illegal content in Spain amounted to €21.899 billion in 2017. This represented a decrease of 6% compared to 2016 and an accumulated decrease of 9% compared to 2015. Last year, there were 4.005 billion... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Information Policy
The amendments to the Law on Mass Media will make it more balanced and will bring it closer to the needs of the Belarusian society, noted Andrei Naumovich, chairman of the standing commission on human rights, national relations and mass... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Information Policy
Brno launched an online platform for open data at data.brno.cz, one of the first cities in the Czech Republic to do so. This platform is designed to be used by the public and will also help students and professionals. Besides... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at Information Policy
Over $14.85 billion have been spent on smart city initiatives in 2015. By 2020, the figure is expected to double and reach $34.45 billion. According to a report by BitcoinNews, over half of the world’s population lives in urban areas,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at Information Policy
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- By 2050, over 80% of the population in developed countries is expected to live in cities. This number is expected to be over 60% for the developing world. The creation of smart... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at Information Policy
In March 2001, at the Third Global Forum on Reinventing Government, participants from 122 nations congregated to share best practices, information and ideas related to e-government. The Forum was followed by the first attempt of UNDESA to benchmark e-government development... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at Information Policy
From 2014 The city of Santander is an old seaport on the north coast of Spain. A couple times a week, a ferry brings over a handful of English tourists who crowd the beautiful beaches of Playa de la Magdalena... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Information Policy
by Aldis Ērglis Large countries like USA and China officially announced that they have AI (Artificial Intelligence) strategy, some countries like the United Arab Emirates have even state minister of AI: https://futurism.com/uae-minister-artificial-intelligence/. Recently France president Emmanuel Macron in a large... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Information Policy
by Aldis Ērglis Large countries like USA and China officially announced that they have AI (Artificial Intelligence) strategy, some countries like the United Arab Emirates have even state minister of AI: https://futurism.com/uae-minister-artificial-intelligence/. Recently France president Emmanuel Macron in a large... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Information Policy
A new report from Navigant Research analyses the evolution of smart street lighting technology and market trends, providing global market forecasts of smart street lighting hardware, software applications, and services, broken out by segment and region, through 2026. The vision... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at Information Policy
The path forward for smart cities is not without its obstacles and challenges, many of them far removed from the worlds of tech, and instead more linked to the societal, political and financial factors. Kimberly LaGrue, chief information officer in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at Information Policy
Google's Sidewalk Labs has big plans for Toronto's waterfront. The problem is, nobody seems to know what they are. Ever since a Google-affiliated company announced that it would be building a "smart city" on the Toronto waterfront, rumours have swirled... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2018 at Information Policy
More and more local government agencies are turning to open data and Location Intelligence to optimize current services while also preparing more sustainable solutions in light of anticipated obstacles stemming from increased urban migration, climate change, and an aging population.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2018 at Information Policy