As the world’s diabetes epidemic worsens, IBM, Qualcomm and Microsoft technologies have joined the battle. Columbus, Georgia’s mayor has signed on. So have 47,000 Lions Clubs. And then there's Dana Lewis; don't miss what she's doing to help diabetes sufferers like herself.
Affordable housing is one of the key factors that makes a city liveable, and a lack of affordable housing could impair your ability to attract the workforce your employers need. See what’s happening in Sydney.
Over the coming months we will bring industry and government together to work on a Code for Smart Communities — goals, principles and metrics for smart urban development. See what we’re doing and why — and, most importantly, how to get involved.
When it comes to building cities, the fundamental recipe we use has never changed. And when it comes to building sustainable cities, that practice is not sustainable. Learn why and what your new approach should entail.
While sensor-equipped collection bins help cities manage trash collection more efficiently and cost-effectively, one of the features of an ambitious central business district upgrade in Maroochydore eliminates the need to roll trucks to collect it. Read on to learn more.
About five million used tyres are tossed into New Zealand tyre dumps every year, creating a variety of problems for the cities where they're located. How to solve the problem? The New Zealand Government is providing funding and research to turn those discarded tyres into concrete and building materials.
Using technology and data as a force for social good, SCCANZ has launched the Social Impact Task Force, which will help lift up our most vulnerable and build thriving communities. Learn how to join our effort.
An Australia-based consortium announced a plan last year to build a high-speed rail network to connect Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney – and eight commuter smart cities. Now that the details of the plan have been filled in, the proposal will be sent to the federal government at the end of this month.
A new city centre regeneration project on Queensland's Sunshine Coast hasn't been getting a lot of attention. But it's proving to be a model for how to use technology as an accelerator for sustainability. Click to learn more. It could be the right fit for your smart city plans.
How much do you really know about how your city is functioning? While we collect more data than ever, a lot of it is in private hands. Find out how a public-private partnership could help Sydney grow smarter.