Applied Smarts

Highlighting interesting projects, concepts and initiatives from around the globe.

June 04, 2014

2014 Smart City Event (Amsterdam) - Reflections

Only by collaborating over the traditional borders between different companies, cities or other initiatives, the future smart city can become a great success.

May 23, 2014

How a Smart City - London, England - Copes with Growth

London is coping with an enormous growth these last few years and the deputy mayor has a clear opinion about how to deal with the enormous number of people that join the city. He founded a London Plan.

May 16, 2014

Ibm's People 4 Smarter Cities Offers Community Solutions

​New ideas or existing ones, big or small—all are welcome here. Smarter cities are made with everyone, so join to help IBM & city leaders create positive change.

April 30, 2014

Alberta Municipal Alliance Could Redefine Smart Cities

Smart cities aren’t smart because they’re super-wired and ultra-connected. Yes, that’s part of it — but smart cities are built on more than technology. They involve collaboration between people, processes and data, on top of a solid foundation of technology.

April 23, 2014

Canadian Smart City Movement is Taking Off

More and more Canadian communities are reaching for the Intelligent Community movement to provide them with means, tools, and governance that will help them capitalize on the rapidly changing world in which they are trying to compete and grow.

April 23, 2014

Getting Smarter about Smart Cities

Twenty-first century technologies offer newfound promise for the future of cities: more efficient resource usage, greater connectivity between people and places, and broader opportunity for all.