We welcome Carme Trinidad, as new member of Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board

Carme is a social psychologist that started to work at the university as a social psychology lecturer. She quickly learned that she had no understanding of how to properly teach, so she started studying learning processes,  communication, conflict management and dialog methods. Her challenge was to construct dialog and learning processes in digital platforms. Her…Read more We welcome Carme Trinidad, as new member of Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board

Jennifer James of Black & Veatch joins the Boston Advisory Board of Leading Cities

Jennifer is an entrepreneurial Smart Cities leader with more than 20 years of experience building innovation businesses in the technology, municipal and utility markets. As Smart Cities Solution Lead with global engineering company, Black & Veatch, Jennifer helps cities and communities leverage technology to become more sustainable, resilient and successful. She previously led market development…Read more Jennifer James of Black & Veatch joins the Boston Advisory Board of Leading Cities

We introduce you Parag Khanna, new member of Leading Cities Global Advisory Board

Parag Khanna is a leading global strategist, world traveler, and best-selling author. He is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. He is also the Managing Partner of Hybrid Reality, a boutique geostrategic advisory firm, and…Read more We introduce you Parag Khanna, new member of Leading Cities Global Advisory Board

Leading Cities: From Local to Global

The growth of cities around the world has been a popular topic in recent years. With an estimated 3 million individuals moving into a city worldwide each week, the challenges and opportunities facing cities are growing exponentially. Leading Cities’ mission to make cities better places to live, work and play has driven this organization to…Read more Leading Cities: From Local to Global

Fostering Competitiveness In The New Urban Revolution Part 3: Solutions And Lessons Learned

Read Parts I and II of this story. The core of any evolutionary urban project is no longer technology but people. Cities also embrace ICT as one of the main drivers of successful implementation of Smart City projects. It is important to reemphasise that the old concept of IT (information technology) was upgraded by the…Read more Fostering Competitiveness In The New Urban Revolution Part 3: Solutions And Lessons Learned

Introducing Jonathan Berk: The Newest Member Leading Cities’ Boston Local Advisory Board

Jonathan has worked as an attorney focusing on real estate development projects across Massachusetts for several years helping developers and investors realize their creative visions for development projects and communities. Working on these he realized there was always something missing. You can build “utopia” within the four walls of the building you’re working on but…Read more Introducing Jonathan Berk: The Newest Member Leading Cities’ Boston Local Advisory Board

The “Smartness” Of Smart City Ecosystems

First, there was the question “what is a Smart City?” Then definitions with varying degrees of details emerged, leading to the second question—how is a Smart City actually defined? Though these questions are still being debated and no single definition has emerged, what has evolved without question is both the need for and rise of…Read more The “Smartness” Of Smart City Ecosystems