Category: Smart Cities

In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.


Smart Cities and Climate Change, Part 2

With two-thirds of the world’s population predicted to live in urban areas by 2050 and, knowing cities already account for roughly three-quarters of greenhouse gas emissions, it’s little wonder people are looking

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Smart Cities and Climate Change, Part 1

Although there are people who deny human activity affects climate change, most scientists believe the facts demonstrate human activities do make a difference. Kate Marvel (@DrKateMarvel), a climate scientist at Columbia University,

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What is a Smart City?

I’ve read numerous articles asking the question (or a something similar to the question) “What is a smart city?” Freda Miklin (@famiklin) provides a succinct answer. She writes, “A ‘smart city’ is

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Smart Cities of the Future

One of the traits setting humans apart from other animals is imagination. Albert Einstein once remarked, “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” Science fiction writers, futurists, and even

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Questions Abound about Smart Cities

The term “smart city” is tossed around a lot during discussions about the future of urban environments. Nevertheless, people continue to ask questions like: What is a smart city? What makes a

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Trends 2019: Smart Cities

Few people would argue cities are smart enough about how they manage systems and use resources and there’s no reason to get smarter. There are numerous skeptics, however, who worry smart city

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How Cities get Smarter

People move to cities for many reasons, including the fact that resources can be used more efficiently and effectively when people live closer together. In the Digital Age, the desire to do

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