George Karayannis serves up some disturbing statistics in the latest installment of his series on the new smart city standard. His focus this week is solid waste – and the very long road ahead to zero waste cities. It's an eye-opener.
Smart City Concepts
AA study finds few people in the U.S. have even heard of smart cities, and those who have don’t think their city is all that smart. So what smart things do citizens really want their cities to do? You may be surprised at what topped the list.
The new smart city standard measures a city's ability to protect people from natural and man-made emergencies using response times and other indicators. In this latest installment of our ISO 37120 series, George Karayannis explains how the standard can help cities benchmark their operations and possibly save more lives.
What does the new smart city standard say about a city's financial well-being? George Karayannis continues his deep dive on ISO 37120 with a look at the indicators that reflect a city's fiscal health. Don't miss this one.
Getting a handle on the evolving smart cities movement is a challenge. But you may find some help at your local university. More and more academic outlets are stepping up to provide classes, workshops and conferences.
In the new smart city standard, air quality is the primary focus of the environment indicator, although noise pollution and native species are also called out. Industry veteran George Karayannis has details in the latest installment of his ISO 37120 series.
A year-long Global City Teams Challenge announced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology will help communities around the world work together to address common issues -- from air quality to traffic management to emergency services coordination. Get details on how you can participate.
As industry veteran George Karayannis explains in the latest installment of his series on the new smart city standard, ISO 37120 focuses on a city's energy efficiency, energy availability and energy mix. He's got some interesting statistics to share; click for details.
In his latest installment of our series on the new smart city standard ISO 37120, George Karayannis makes the case that education may be the most important indicator of all. Click to find out why -- and see how your city measures up.
Cities are increasingly the engines of growth for countries. In the second installment of our series on the new smart city standard ISO 37120, George Karayannis drills down on the economic indicators cities can use to gauge their competitiveness.