Elevate: The smart city debate

Smart cities are a hot topic today; all the more so in Toronto with all of the controversy surrounding the...

September 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

6 takeaways from RealComm’s annual real estate technology event and why all tech leaders should care

As the lines between operational tech (OT), information tech (IT) and IoT (internet of things) continue to blur, all tech...

July 11th, 2019 Roberta Kowalishin

‘Let’s not compete, let’s complete’ says SAP’s chief designer and futurist

"To go to work and shape our futures, we need to first imagine," said Martin Wezowski, chief designer and futurist,...

July 8th, 2019 Lynn Greiner

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Mississauga submits smart city plan, awaits final approval

Despite not winning the Smart Cities Challenge this past year, the City of Mississauga is looking to forge ahead with...

June 27th, 2019 Buckley Smith

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Hong Kong’s smart city blueprint starts to become reality

In an alley behind the Hong Kong Productivity Council building in Kowloon, a dolly-driving worker tows a large four-wheeled machine...

May 16th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Montreal wins $50 million from federal government in Smart Cities Challenge

Montreal has a $50 million more budget to put towards its smart city plan today. Infrastructure Canada today announced the...

May 15th, 2019 Lynn Greiner

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Hashtag Trending – Smart Cities Challenge conclusion; Apple Watch update; OCE Discovery

One smart city in Canada will be $50 million richer at the end of the day. A software update for...

May 14th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Partnerships are essential for smart cities to make a difference for citizens

How do you measure success as a smart city? It’s not just about the finances, but also the “social return...

May 8th, 2019 Cindy Baker

Smart cities and the evolution of great ideas into tangible benefits

It is an increasingly urban planet. In recent years, the prospect of better job opportunities and living conditions has been...

April 4th, 2019 Glenn Weir