Why ‘Smart Parking’ and urban innovation are needed now

By Jack Aldane, Cities Today The International Parking Institute‘s latest emerging trends survey report suggests the role of the urban parking professional is being transformed into one of a mobility specialist, as curb management grows more complex thanks to the proliferation of new transit options and a growing desire by citizens to live in more sustainable urban environments. Despite the increasing number of alternatives […]

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New York’s new plans to become a blockchain innovation hub

By Jack Aldane, Cities Today New York City is hatching a plan to become the world’s capital for innovation in blockchain technologies. The city’s ambition to lead education and investment in distributed ledger technology was announced at the start of the annual Consensus conference, hosted by CoinDesk, a media platform that specialises in digital currencies. James Patchett, President and CEO of the non-profit New York […]

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Discover the power of Artificial Intelligence to drive ICT innovation in the first issue of the ITU Journal

By ITU News The first issue of the ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries forecasts how Artificial Intelligence (AI) will improve user experience by enhancing the performance and efficiency of communication networks. This technical analysis is matched with investigation of the social and ethical dimensions of advances in AI. The peer-reviewed ITU Journal publishes original research on technical innovation in ICT and […]

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Disrupting business models is not enough. We need tech innovation too

By Ville Satopaa and Pranav Mehrotra We hear the word “innovation” all the time. It has become such a buzzword that we forget what it means. For some people, innovation means building the next Facebook. For others, it’s a new way to cook an omelette. For the purposes of this article, let’s break innovation down into two general categories: Product […]

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Open Innovation and Open Education Promote Women in ICTs

Ayesha Dawood- There is global recognition that our digital world must address the needs of all people – but the digital gender gap remains a fundamental challenge. To promote women’s equal participation in the creation and use of innovative technologies and digital media, we need to ensure that they have the necessary access, knowledge and support to ensure new technologies […]

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