1/8/2021, Originally Featured in GovLoop "Blockchain promises to revolutionize administration, management and bureaucracy as we know it, replacing inefficient and error-prone processes with something that basically runs on autopilot. With so much to gain, it’s worth wondering why municipal governments aren’t experimenting with this distributed ledger technology more—especially as officials lay the groundwork for tomorrow’s
12/18/2020, Originally Featured in Smart Cities Dive "Global spending on smart city technologies is expected to see a 22.7% increase by 2025, according to a recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan. But even as the push to create smart cities gains momentum, attention has been heavily focused on setbacks in the process or gaps between the haves
12/11/2020, Originally Featured in State Scoop "As the “smart city” movement continues to grow — making local governments more reliant on traffic cameras, environmental sensors and other internet-connected gizmos — a leading nonprofit group wants to create a platform to help city officials ensure that their efforts don’t discount cybersecurity." Read the Full Article Here: https://statescoop.com/ncc-wants-certify-smart-city-devices/
11/7/2020, Originally Featured in News Break "A retired Air Force lieutenant general has been named CEO of the National Cybersecurity Center, the Colorado Springs-based think tank that focuses on information security and blockchain technology. Harry Raduege, 73, a Colorado Springs resident who served 35 years in the Air Force in a variety of roles in information..." Read the Full Article Here: https://www.newsbreak.com/colorado/colorado-springs/news/2097726359156/retired-air-force-general-named-ceo-of-cybersecurity-center
The value of the smart city market is predicted to increase by nearly 15% annually for the next five years, ballooning from about $411 billion to almost $821 billion. It represents an enormous opportunity for business and positive change to our world — but only if we get the fundamentals of smart city planning and development right.
What Does the Smart City of the Future Look Like? The city of the future is closer than you might think. Technological breakthroughs in recent years promise to transform the urban landscape as we know it. It may not be time to expect flying cars quite yet, but the era of “smart cities” is