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

Renato de Castro for TM Forum interviews Barcelona’s Leading Cities Coordinator, Joaquín Rodríguez

Wall street broker? This is gone! As Data is being considered the "new oil", the trend now is Open Data Broker, have you heard about this concept already? Joaquin Rodriguez Alvarez, the local Leading Cities coordinator in Barcelona talked with Renato de Castro about it for the first TM Forum Smart City Chat . You can…Read more Renato de Castro for TM Forum interviews Barcelona’s Leading Cities Coordinator, Joaquín Rodríguez

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

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

We welcome Cory Bolotsky as Boston’s Newest Member of the Leading Cities Local Advisory Board

Cory is a passionate entrepreneurial community builder who manages a community of experienced entrepreneurs and operators at Underscore.VC, a Boston-based early-stage venture firm. Prior to Underscore.VC, Cory was Director of Global Operations at MassChallenge, the most startup friendly accelerator on the planet, where he helped build and scale the community and operational infrastructure to support…Read more We welcome Cory Bolotsky as Boston’s Newest Member of the Leading Cities Local Advisory Board