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Solution providers must convince municipal departments to collaborate and share data for smart city initiatives to gain traction, according to an industry leader speaking at XChange SLED 2017, hosted by CRN parent The Channel Company. The channel should work with municipalities to create a single, city-wide service delivery platform, data …
taylor

The government is establishing a reference panel for its City Deals initiative and a monitoring framework to measure the performance of such initiatives, according to Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation Angus Taylor. In a speech at the Smart Cities and Infrastructure Conference last month, Taylor detailed the government’s …
lucknow

After appointment of project management consultant of Lucknow Smart City project, Lucknow Municipal Corporation will hold its first ever board meeting with the anointed consultant in March end to decide on the steps to be taken for the project. This will be the third board meeting of LMC for Smart …
austra

The Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA) has established three new work groups aimed at fostering collaboration between cities, private industry and the R&D community. The three new work groups are focused on smart city standards, funding and procurement, and city-industry collaboration respectively. ASCA Executive Officer Paul Budde, the CEO of telecoms research …
vouchers

Another people friendly move from the Modi-led government has created a huge uproar in the markets. The Union government is all set to pay the rent of the urban poor through a welfare scheme to be rolled out in 100 smart cities. The government will very soon be unravelling a different housing …
president

President Tsai Ing-wen pledged Tuesday that the government will make every effort to boost the development of smart cities in Taiwan and will work closely with local governments to improve the quality of life for the people, at the opening of the 2017 Smart City Summit and Expo. There are …
kroshlen

As urbanisation increases, the rising population figures place greater pressure on the successful management of cities. It is for this reason that the concept of the ‘smart city’ is rapidly shifting from merely being a talked about future concept to one that is becoming a critical necessity. South Africa is …
cityscape and technology and network connection concept

Two decades after social scientists coined the term “smart cities,” the dream of tech-enabled communities has yet to come to fruition. But Donald Trump’s presidency could prove a turning point for the smart-city movement. Smart-city initiatives that do exist are mostly pilot programs funded by grants, not long-term projects with sustainable …
constant

The government needs to continuously invest in improving the ease of doing business environment, develop sound infrastructure, and ensure availability of trained workforce as India is set on a growth trajectory that promises all-round development, economic welfare and strong macro-economic indicators, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-EY report. “Improved governance, favorable conditions to …
accela

Accela, the leading provider of productivity and civic engagement solutions for government, recently announced the launch of CivicPay on the Accela Civic Platform, empowering citizens to make payments to government agencies online in real-time. CivicPay offers residents an easier way to make payments anytime, from anywhere, and allows agencies to securely …