The 3 C's of Smart Cities
Smart City conversations are gaining traction across the globe as stakeholders continue to consider next steps and ideas. When planning for the future, it is helpful to look at the four pillars of workable, livable cities: connectivity, mobility, security, and sustainability. In doing so, we like to consider the 3 C's of Smart City planning - connectivity, commerce, and culture.
Each of the C's plays a vital role in planning and implementing smart solutions. We will discuss the 3 C's at the Smart Cincy Summit that will launch Regional Smart Cities Initiative efforts in April 2017. More details coming soon.
smartLINK and Telensa are partnering up in regions throughout the United States to streamline smart city solutions and the integration of the internet of things into our municipal infrastructure.
“Panasonic is one of the iconic brands of the digital era. Combining their nearly hundred year history with our team’s creativity and design capabilities will create remarkable opportunities for innovation,” TransitScreen CEO Matt Caywood said in a statement. “With Panasonic as our hardware, solutions, and integration partner, we will have the chance to bring our human-centric technologies to a national scale.”
Venture Smarter shares Bloomberg’s view that cities will determine the direction of the United States. That’s why Venture Smarter is committed to the philosophy of smart cities and the mission of democratizing smart city planning. Building a smart city is a team effort, but effective leadership is a critical component to any smart city success story.
The first event was held at 1776 in Washington, DC as innovators and investors discussed market challenges and opportunities over lunch and engaging discussions. From there, the group headed to The World Bank to work with World Bank Y2Y leaders to better understand how smart city solutions deployed domestically might compress the time to realization of next generation technology implementations in the developing world.
The Intelligent Community Forum named Melbourne, Victoria, Australia the 2017 Intelligent Community of the Year at the Intelligent Community Awards Dinner on June 6 in Manhattan. The awards ceremony was the conclusion of the ICF’s annual Summit.
$200 million? Smart Cities and collaboration will win Bloomberg's mayoral challenge. On Monday, Michael Bloomberg told the U.S. Conference of Mayors that gridlock in Washington, D.C., has put the onus on the country's municipal leaders to rise to the challenges of today and tomorrow. Bloomberg launched the American Cities Initiative with a promise to invest $200 million to help mayors run their cities, the largest philanthropic investment of its kind. He invited every city with at least 30,000 residents to propose bold new ideas for tackling big problems...
Venture Smarter is proud to announce its partnership with the World Bank Youth-to-Youth Community for Y2Y’s upcoming Youth Tech forum on smart cities. The forum, which will be held in Washington, D.C., on June 22 at the World Bank, will explore the role of today’s youth in creating the smart cities of tomorrow in developing regions.
Regional Smart Cities Initiatives spring forth from a fundamental truth: Smart cities can’t exist in a vacuum. Partnerships with neighboring municipalities and other entities will be essential to the success of any smart cities effort. The message that we’re stronger when we work together resonates in every language. And that includes the language of machines...
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