Smart City Concepts

Report: Cisco and IBM leaders in the smart cities technology market

Fri, 2014-11-21 06:00 -- SCC Staff

A new report from Navigant Research examining the strategy and execution of 16 leading smart city suppliers identifies Cisco and IBM as market leaders. But Microsoft and Schneider Electric are coming on strong. Don't miss this report if you're considering potential partners for smart city projects.

How do we "see" a smart city? OGC event highlights location and place needs

Wed, 2014-11-12 06:00 -- SCC Staff

Understanding the location and place needs of a smart city is the focus of a free Dec. 2 summit in Tokyo hosted by the Open Geospatial Consortium. Two important new standards about how smart cities share their location information will be introduced. Get the details.

New survey of city leaders highlights smart city drivers and challenges

Fri, 2014-10-17 06:00 -- SCC Staff

Cisco and the Smart Cities Council polled city leaders in North America on ways to help them accelerate their smart city initiatives. Survey results confirm that improving city infrastructures is a significant driver for smart city development – but financing is a major obstacle. See what else the survey reveals.