what is smart cities global network ?

The Smart Cities Global Network is an international network of smart-city stakeholders that connects cities and offers a comprehensive global platform for exchanging views, insights and ideas on the best mechanisms to create Smart Cities of the future.

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GOVERNANCE

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It Is Time to Forget Your Password

15 Jan 2020

Thousands of cyberattacks later, passwords have proven to be a hassle and a significant security challenge, and using them alone is no longer sufficient to protect accounts and data.

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Australia Deploys AI Cameras to Catch Drivers on the Phone

06 Jan 2020

Many countries around the world have imposed driving safety laws with a particular focus on distracted driving penalties, mainly formulated for using handheld devices, such as mobile phones while driving.

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LIVING

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Arizona Is Building a Car-Free Neighborhood

08 Jan 2020

Arizona will host America’s “first car-free neighborhood built from scratch”, where transportation will rely on shared scooters, bikes and foot instead.

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Las Vegas to Get Its Own Smart City Dreamland

30 Dec 2019

Real estate developers and technology firms are teaming up to create a "first of its kind" digital infrastructure project aimed at creating a mixed-use mini smart city.

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ECONOMY

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AI in Business: How Automation Could Improve Procurement

20 Jan 2020

Procurement is a strategic business function where artificial intelligence and machine learning are predicted to streamline tedious processes, improve the decision-making, and help to manage risks.

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Redefining Manufacturing Through Digital Twining

09 Jan 2020

The interactivity between the physical and digital worlds provides visibility on performance and operations and delivers an accurate response to demand

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ENVIRONMENT

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Glasgow is Getting Rid of Single-Use Plastics

14 Jan 2020

The Scottish city of Glasgow is working on phasing out all single-use plastics by 2022, part of its plan to be free of unnecessary plastic by the year 2030.

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This Google Tool is Helping Cities Measure their Carbon Footprint

07 Jan 2020

More than one hundred cities worldwide can now utilize Google’s Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) to monitor the city’s air pollution and carbon footprint

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MOBILITY

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Austin Roads Ready to Test Ford's Self-Driving Car

13 Jan 2020

Austin's roads are preparing to test Ford's self-driving cars after the automaker has selected the city to launch a commercial autonomous vehicle business by 2021.

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The World’s First Fatal Self-Driving Car Accident: Machine and Human to Blame

05 Jan 2020

Liability for accidents involving autonomous vehicles accidents remains a developing area for protocols, regulations, and insurance policies

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SOCIAL

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How Smart Offices Are Changing the Work Culture

23 Jan 2020

The workspace is no longer yesterday's private offices or rows of cubicles and desks overloaded with paper documents; it is not a physical space that employees must occupy during office hours to get work done

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Meet the Chatbots That Care About Your Mental Health

12 Jan 2020

Research shows that people with emotional distress are more comfortable talking anonymously to a machine from the comfort of their home without the fear of being judged

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