Data needs accountability: Here’s how it could happen

Fake news, “alternative facts” and filter bubbles – the data we consume and what we read and experience online shapes the way we view the world and the everyday decisions we make, big and small. Leading Cities, a non-profit organization working for cohesion in smart cities, is advocating for more accountability around the veracity and…Read more Data needs accountability: Here’s how it could happen

Josep Ramon Ferrer Joins Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board

Leading Cities is honored to welcome Mr. Josep Ramon Ferrer as the newest member of Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board. He is the former Deputy CIO and former Smart City Director of the Barcelona City Council (2012-2015) and CEO of the Barcelona Institute of Technology (BIT).  During his tenure with the City Council, he planned and…Read more Josep Ramon Ferrer Joins Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board

Committed to Collaboration in Barcelona: Leading Cities LAB Kicks off

The 30th April 2017, Leading Cities Barcelona has organized the first meeting of its Local Advisory Board (LAB). This meeting has been possible thanks to the collaboration with Diputació de Barcelona, the Regional Authority of Barcelona. The meeting has been held in Escola d’Enginyeria Industrial, with the participation of the members of the Local Advisory…Read more Committed to Collaboration in Barcelona: Leading Cities LAB Kicks off

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