The quest for resilience in cities

Most of us are familiar with the concept of Smart Cities, and their potential. But are smart cities automatically resilient? We caught up with Giampiero Nanni of Symantec to understand what’s driving concerns about resilience, and why he has authored a report to draw attention to remedies. Resilience by design Over 50% of the world’s

Online Open Government

Does ‘online open government’ sound like a tautology or, worse, a myth? As private citizens, we have embraced the way that the internet can empower us as consumers of goods from private companies. Now we’re starting to demand the same thing from the public sector. And slowly but surely, the public sector is starting to

Will the Internet of Things(IoT) drive greater sustainability?

We believe that one of the most interesting ideas emerging from discussions about sustainable cities is the idea of citizen-generated apps, ones that individuals or companies have created to do interesting things or provide useful information in cities. And why is this especially interesting? Because it’s driven by users and because it harnesses the ‘internet