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Almaty City, Kazakhstan: A gateway to the future

November 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Almaty City, Kazakhstan: A gateway to the future

Almaty is an ancient city dating to the Bronze Age. Since then, it has undergone many economic, cultural, and political shifts, and is now gearing up for what might be its most significant transformation—becoming a preeminent digital hub in Central Asia. For Almaty City, becoming future-ready hinges on one thing: its people. Citizens are no […]

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Future-ready cities: a roadmap for urban leaders

September 12, 2022 / Comments Off on Future-ready cities: a roadmap for urban leaders

As cities face a more challenging future, city leaders need to know the best practices that will allow them to face new threats, tap funding, increase the level of trust among their citizens, and make the best investment decisions. ThoughtLab’s fourth urban research program, Building a Future-Ready City, will provide urban leaders with an action plan […]

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Kyiv: Building resilience into future-ready plans

August 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Kyiv: Building resilience into future-ready plans

In today’s unpredictable world, resilience is essential for urban future readiness. No city today understands this better than Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital city. Just recovering from the pandemic, Kyiv is now facing even a larger crisis: a fight for survival in the battle with Russia. Kyiv’s experience outlines how future-ready digital technologies can help cities stay […]

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Building a Future-Ready City

June 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Building a Future-Ready City

As cities around the world continue to reel from the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and other disruptions, their highest priority has become to ensure a safe, resilient, and economically stable future for their residents. This has heightened the urgency for cities to become future-ready —smart, sustainable, secure, and fully aligned with changing citizen and business […]

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Escalating Cyber Threats in the New Landscape

March 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Escalating Cyber Threats in the New Landscape

The invasion in Ukraine has heightened the risk of cyberattacks both from nation-states and non-state actors prompted by the disruptions caused by the conflict. ThoughtLab asked sponsors and advisors of our Cybersecurity Solutions for a Riskier World program to share their views on the fast-moving cybersecurity landscape.     1. Forbes recently noted that suspected Russian-sourced […]

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Averting the cybersecurity crisis: Best practices from experts

December 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Averting the cybersecurity crisis: Best practices from experts

Major cyberattacks are fast multiplying globally, impacting businesses, cities, and national governments. CISOs need insights to take a more effective, analytically driven approach to cybersecurity. In this increasingly dangerous digital-first world, they also need to collaborate with their peers and partners to bolster cyber protection across all levels of the company. Cybersecurity can no longer remain […]

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