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Marlyn Zelkowitz

Co-written with Jonathan Weinert, Lighting + IoT, Philips Lighting City leaders are empowered by citizens to address local, regional, and even global challenges. The challenges city leaders face worldwide are similar and tied to their

The Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning are expected to transform both public and private sectors, probably in ways we have not yet imagined. A leading expert on the business of IoT, Bruce Sinclair

Leading-edge technology, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning, has the power to transform public and private sectors alike. Always curious to learn more, I jumped at the chance to hear Bruce

At Smart Cities Connect in Austin Texas, a panel of city Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) shared insights from their collaboration to drive smart cities forward. The panelists are members of

The Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) initiative aims to advance the deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies within a smart city environment. For that to happen, IoT projects need to be repeatable, scalable, and

Cities, counties, and local government organizations have a timeless mission: to provide services, protect society and promote economic prosperity. Everywhere, public sector leaders and civil servants see unmet needs and changes they would like to

Public Private Partnerships (P3s) in Cities Reading Erik Larson’s book “The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America,” I was fascinated by how a determined group of

Urbanization and the digital revolution are important phenomena worldwide. Forecasts project that, by the year 2050, more than 70% of the world’s population will be living in cities. Urbanization may be even stronger in Latin

Smart cities are a global trend, with cities around the world such as Copenhagen, Barcelona, Manchester, Dubai, Boston, Chicago, Palo Alto, Buenos Aires, Puebla, Montreal, Mumbai, and Singapore embracing the concept, to name just a

A common theme at ASUG Annual Conference and SAPPHIRENOW was that technology is not hard, but getting people to embrace new technology is challenging! Two excellent presentations at the ASUG Annual Conference emphasized the importance