Rapid population growth causes a variety of problems for cities: overcrowded roads, overburdened health care systems, inadequate affordable housing and many more. They aren't easy challenges to deal with, but a new research institute is betting its collaborative strategy will find the right solutions.
While the U.S. plans to walk away from the Paris climate agreement, the global commitment to reducing carbon emissions remains – from cities, states, nations and businesses. Read on for examples of that continuing commitment from our Council Partners.
Building smart cities is a principles-based endeavour. So is the sharing cities movement, which is now very much part of the process. Read on for an expert's take on how those principles can ensure successful smart cities.
Few people would argue that trees aren’t good for cities. They offer shade for people and buildings and they help the environment and liveability. But there are other benefits you may not have thought of.
In the Asia-Pacific region, New Zealand is turning into a smart cities hotbed, placing second only to China in a new IDC ranking. Learn about some of its latest projects and steal ideas for your own city.
At SCCANZ, and we are passionate about sharing experiences, building capacity, and encouraging peer-to-peer networking. Here are four smart cities events to mark in your calendar for the coming months.
Smart city initiatives can be complex and technologically challenging. But there's help on the way for Australia's cities from a partnership focused on helping cities accelerate adoption of IoT and related technologies.
The Smart Cities Readiness Program provides a comprehensive menu of training and events, workshops and readiness planning that enable a city to transform.
Innovative technologies can improve the physical and mental well-being of people who suffer from loneliness and lack of social connections. A new report highlights examples, such as Australia's InTouch Living system.
One way to understand the smart cities agenda is to look at barriers that need to be overcome and the solutions we can use. Read on to learn how a circular economy could help us meet our challenges and achieve our goals.