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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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Learning from Las Vegas: An Innovative Approach to Partnering Through Pilots

March 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Learning from Las Vegas: An Innovative Approach to Partnering Through Pilots

Today in Present Value, we highlight a case study from Building a Hyperconnected City. We review Las Vegas’ pilot system, highlighting two pilot programs specifically – a park safety pilot application and driving detection pilot. Instead of issuing traditional RFPs, Las Vegas has established a pilot system in which companies work with the city to […]

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Kista Science City, Stockholm: Engaging With The Public To Test New Ideas

January 31, 2020 / Comments Off on Kista Science City, Stockholm: Engaging With The Public To Test New Ideas

Today in Present Value, we feature a case study from Building a Hyperconnected City, released by our thought leadership arm, ESI ThoughtLab. We review the successes and failures of the smart city projects in place in Kista Science City, Stockholm. The district of Kista is a major information and communication technology (ICT) cluster, second only […]

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Santiago of Tomorrow: Lessons for Emerging Markets

January 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Santiago of Tomorrow: Lessons for Emerging Markets

This week in Present Value, we highlight a case study from Building a Hyperconnected City recently released by our thought leadership arm, ESI ThoughtLab. We take a look at the tools and processes Santiago, Chile has put in place to become a more hyperconnected city. The hyperconnected maturity of most emerging market cities lags those […]

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Join ESI, Penn IUR, and Perry World House for Building a Hyperconnected City

January 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Join ESI, Penn IUR, and Perry World House for Building a Hyperconnected City

Please join ESI, Penn IUR, and Perry World House for an interactive discussion on findings from a year-long global assessment of smart city solutions. Presenters and panelists will explore how cities can go beyond current smart solutions to become ‘hyperconnected’ hubs generating large economic, social, and environmental benefits by linking key elements of their urban […]

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Hyperconnected Streetlights: Smart LED Lighting

November 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Hyperconnected Streetlights: Smart LED Lighting

This week in Present Value, we highlight one of the many case studies included in our recently released study, Building a Hyperconnected City. This week, we dive into Georgia Power expanding the state’s smart LED lighting network. One of the core foundational elements for many cities looking to transition into a smart city is the […]

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