Smart Cities

Data Modernization: Breaking the AI Vicious Cycle for Superior Decision-making

August 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Data Modernization: Breaking the AI Vicious Cycle for Superior Decision-making

Amid the increasingly complex business, economic and social environment of the post-pandemic world, companies need even greater intelligence to make fast, optimal decisions. For many companies, that means finding the relevant data – whether on-site or through a third-party – amid the fast-growing data volumes generated by our hyper-digitized economy and using it as a […]

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Future-proofing Cities in a Post-pandemic World with Deloitte

May 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Future-proofing Cities in a Post-pandemic World with Deloitte

This article focuses on how cities can build resiliency in public health systems, government operations, and other city domains by focusing on four key capabilities— nimbleness, scalability, stability, and optionality. These recommendations are informed by a global survey of 167 cities conducted as part of the Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World research study […]

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A Preview to our Study: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World

March 26, 2021 / Comments Off on A Preview to our Study: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World

COVID-19 has served as a stress test for cities as businesses and services were shut down and medical facilities stretched to their limits. It has exposed weaknesses in digital infrastructure and resilience as disruptions have emerged unexpectedly with far-reaching aftershocks. Simultaneously, cities are facing mounting pressures to address vulnerabilities related to cybersecurity and climate change. […]

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Expert Views: Post-Pandemic Trends in Cities

November 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Expert Views: Post-Pandemic Trends in Cities

As city leaders around the world continue to cope with the impacts of COVID-19, they are also assessing which will remain with us in a post-pandemic world. Repercussions of the health crisis, including recession, high unemployment, and the new urban exodus, have highlighted weaknesses and underscore why leaders need to improve public health and other […]

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Broadridge Next-Gen Technology Pulse Survey

July 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Broadridge Next-Gen Technology Pulse Survey

Financial firms faced a need for technology transformation even before COVID-19 hit, as regulatory cost pressures, increasing competition, and shifting customer expectations acted as catalysts for change. Now, in the wake of a global shutdown, record unemployment, and social restrictions, they are revising their plans for business transformation. Almost all are turning to next-gen technologies […]

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Cities Can Unlock a Combined $60 Billion by Hyperconnecting their Urban Ecosystems, according to New ESI ThoughtLab Study

November 20, 2019 / Comments Off on Cities Can Unlock a Combined $60 Billion by Hyperconnecting their Urban Ecosystems, according to New ESI ThoughtLab Study

November 20, 2019 (Philadelphia, PA) – Today, ESI ThoughtLab announced the key findings from its Building a Hyperconnected City program, a year-long global study of 100 cities using technology to improve, connect, and secure all areas of their ecosystem. The study, supported by a coalition of industry leaders, shows how cities can go beyond current […]

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