The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted cities and communities worldwide. Although cities, communities and governments have some emergency and disaster response plans, the scale of the outbreak has strained their re-sources and capabilities. Smart City technologies, with their innovative digital
Leading Cities, in partnership with QBE North America, is pleased to announce the launch of The QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge powered by Leading Cities. The Challenge was developed to help accelerate innovations that foster a more resilient world—which is more
The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating and disruptive impact on cities and communities worldwide. From the loss of lives, interruption of essential day-to-day services, to disruption of the global economy, no one person, organization or country is spared.
Over the past century, the world’s population has increasingly moved to live in cities. According to a June 2018 report from McKinsey & Company, cities are now “home to more than half of the world’s population, and they are expected
As local governments around the world brace for the impact of Coronavirus and the need for employees to work remotely, Leading Cities is extending this year's AcceliGOV application deadline until the end of April. The Grand Prize for the AcceliGOV
As the formidable threat of cybersecurity looms over the majority of the world’s municipal governments, Leading Cities launched AcceliGOV. This global competition offers municipalities around the world the chance to compete for a pre-paid pilot of a globally sourced, expert-vetted cybersecurity
‘Cybersecuring’ Smart Cities Are the fears of the public sector holding back progress and opportunities for improved quality of life created by smart cities? After more than a decade of exploration, discussion and advancement, the term ‘smart city’ has come to have