Smart Cities

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

Connected technology is ushering in a new era of smart cities, which promises to improve the quality of life for billions of people around the world. Smart cities — which are using technology to make urban areas safer, more efficient, and

Blockchain technology is just beginning period of projected exponential growth. It has already become a go-to in global smart cities applications. In this report, I want to share with you why I believe blockchain could be one of the most disruptive

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