Articles tagged “smart cities”

Coronavirus

Wellness Will Enjoy a Tailwind as a Design Theme for Resorts and Cities: The Long View This Week

Design's importance to travel has taken on a new urgency because of recent events, says Richard Centolella, the pioneering design thinker. We agree, and welcome all the new functionalities.

Wellness Will Enjoy a Tailwind as a Design Theme for Resorts and Cities: The Long View This Week

Tourism

Toronto Pushback Shows Path Forward for Smart Cities Is Full of Compromises

By pushing back against Sidewalk Labs, the city of Toronto has shown that the future of the smart city will be forged by compromise and collaboration with local authorities.

Toronto Pushback Shows Path Forward for Smart Cities Is Full of Compromises

Tourism

Google Smart City Vision in Toronto Poses Privacy Concerns

It doesn't seem like a good idea to build a business, let alone make your home, in a surveillance experiment controlled by Alphabet. As data security and privacy become more important, the vision for the modern smart city will have to shift.

Google Smart City Vision in Toronto Poses Privacy Concerns

Transport

Smart Cities Need Open Data and a Willingness to Test and Learn

Making a city smarter requires new ideas, and these fresh concepts need testing. The public sector shouldn't be afraid of trying new things and failing as long as the trials are targeted and don't cost too much money.

Smart Cities Need Open Data and a Willingness to Test and Learn

Business Travel

What London and San Francisco Know About Business and Innovation That Other Cities Don’t

The annual A.T. Kearney Global Cities Index shows destinations their competitive positioning on a worldwide basis to inform their strategy to attract more corporate investment and business events.

What London and San Francisco Know About Business and Innovation That Other Cities Don’t

Online Travel

Skift Travel Megatrend for 2016: Smart Cities Are Now Platforms

Cities often tell us more than we know what to do with, but with the right thinking this surfeit of intelligence can be turned into an exceptional opportunity to distinguish destinations.

Skift Travel Megatrend for 2016: Smart Cities Are Now Platforms

Business Travel

Airbnb CTO and 3 Tech CEOs Discuss the Digital Platform Economy at Davos

This mashup of leaders in travel, media, commerce, and IT represents the cross-industry synergies fueling the rise of the digital platform economy. It also represents the growing link between smart city development and tourism, which is going to explode in 2016.

Airbnb CTO and 3 Tech CEOs Discuss the Digital Platform Economy at Davos