Let's Talk Smart Cities - Daily Roundup - 5/17
Venture Smarter is helping to define what a smart city means to you: Connectivity, Mobility, Security, Sustainability. Here is today's daily roundup of Smart City related news.
Smart Cities: A Tech-World to Bring Smart and Interconnected Technological Revolution
The innovative world of connectivity, information and communication technology (ICT), wireless sensors, and Internet of Things (IoT) are contributing to exponential growth in economies with industries such as manufacturing, automobiles, healthcare, energy & utility...
Gridlocked: Keeping Traffic Moving With New Technology
The four pillars of a smart city–connectivity, mobility, security, sustainability–have seen tremendous investments from cities globally. Northern Texas has specifically honed in on mobility efforts through their connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), smart traffic lights, and traffic data sharing initiatives.
Cybersecurity needs to be a competitive advantage
Whether it is driverless cars, digitized banking services, or smart government services – cyber attacks are a real danger, making cyber security extremely important. Businesses in some industries are beginning to form strategic partnerships to better combat cyber threats.
Sustainability megatrends: edie explores the future of sustainable business
The 20-page “megatrends report” explores the business impact of five global forces related to developments in sustainability: climate change; technology and innovation; population growth and social change; urbanization and smart cities; and economic growth. Many of these trends are being addressed through smart technology.
Insights Are Key To The Future Of Data-Driven Smart Cities
Big data is an essential force in nearly all industries today, yet there is a fundamental question being addressed still: how do you interpret data? Without the proper insights and analysis, smart cities will fail to derive real-world value from collected data. The answer? It comes down to establishing city specific objectives...
Here is a list of industry events that we will be watching, hosting, and/or participating in this June...
In the United States we face crumbling infrastructure problems, yet continue to rebuild outdated and inefficient systems. It's time we think differently about infrastructure. States from Ohio and Colorado to Virginia and Nevada are well on their way.
With the acquisition, Venture Smarter will launch Venture Smarter Labs, adding a new business unit to the growing company that focuses on ‘working together to build smart cities, regions, and industries.’ Labs will work with businesses, investors, agencies, and universities to enable impact and innovation leveraging advanced technologies.
Monday, May 14th - Washington, DC - Venture Smarter - Congressional Smart Cities Caucus meets with stakeholders to explore how technology and automation will impact future workforce and education needs.
Are you a solution provider in the smart cities space? Are you interested in supporting teams responding to the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge? You can now sign up to be a Smart Infrastructure Challenge Solution Provider to get matched with collaborators and response teams.
Venture Smarter was excited to welcome Michael Dunaway and Dean Skidmore to the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit to help shine a light on the importance of prioritizing public safety and resilience in smart and connected development projects.
At the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit, Oscar Bode (CEO, Smart City Capital) discussed his firm taking a leading role in the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge and painted a picture for how new public-private-partnership models can accelerate and expand smart city development efforts.
At the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit speakers and presenters across sectors and agencies shined a bright light on their success stories, challenges, and opportunities to collaborate to accelerate the development of smart city efforts across Cincinnati and the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Region.
On Monday, May 14th the Congressional Smart Cities Caucus will host its third stakeholder roundtable to focus on the future of the workforce. The discussion will explore educational requirements to prepare citizens with the skills required in the 21st century economy. Among other topics, the conversation will also hone in on the importance of public-private-partnerships in developing workforce success stories across smart cities and regions.
Venture Smarter has hosted several webinars related to the Smart Infrastructure challenge. Recordings of these past sessions are now available and can be downloaded by clicking on the respective dates below. We have additional webinars coming up that are open to the public. If you would like to attend any of these online sessions, please click on the respective dates to register.