In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Smart Cities team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide smart cities industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.
About IDC FutureScape
IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
“Smart City” is the term most commonly tied to the communities and regions that are using sensors, M2M technology, wireless connectivity, and data to heighten efficiencies, save taxpayer money, protect the environment, and better serve individuals and families. These communities are capitalizing on the ways in which innovation and collaboration can improve quality of life and economic well-being.
The ever-increasing prevalence of the Internet of Things in community operations is taking many Smart City ideas from dream to reality. Everyone wants his or her city to be a Smart City — but it’s only possible when organizations embrace technology and find the right-fit solution for their applications.
Join Ken Hosac, Vice President of Business Development, Cradlepoint, on Wednesday, March 23rd at 12pm ET/16.00 GMT to explore the current and potential benefits of wireless network technologies and the IoT to expand efficiencies and open up new possibilities for public sector organizations such as cities, counties, states, and federal government.
We will also take a look at the network challenges facing these agencies, offer solutions and best practices to mitigate these challenges, and discuss real-world use cases.
Attendees will learn about:
+ How 4G LTE network solutions are used for Smart Cities and communities
+ The challenges and solutions facing budget-aware agencies
+ Customer success stories
+ How to create greater efficiencies for your agency
City of Hope National Medical Center moves to a virtualised, private cloud storage solution with IBM System Storage and successfully solves the challenges posed by cost pressures, performance and data growth that are currently affecting all major healthcare institutions in the United States.Read more >
Fog computing represents a tectonic shift for the future of transaction management, distributed supply chain and overall experience. It blurs the lines between the edge and the cloud and puts the focus on the systems which manage and balance the delivery of coherent, end-to-end sessions and associated transaction level agreements. As a result, this new technology is pervasive in several industries.
Join this panel of experts as they discuss solutions with specific industry use cases from smart fog for Cities, Buildings, Ports, and Maritime.
Moderator: Katalin Walcott, Work Group Chair Manageability at OpenFog Consortium & Principal Engineer - IoT/Fog Computing Orchestration Architecture at Intel
- Jeff Fedders, President at OpenFog Consortium & Chief Strategist, IoTG Strategy and Technology Office at Intel
- Mark Dixon, Senior Architect for Smarter Cities at IBM
- Matthew Bailey, President, Powering IoT - Smart City advisor and strategist to governments, technology corporations, and economic development agencies
From automated vehicles to ride hailing apps, transportation as we know it is changing - and fast. But new technologies alone won't help communities build the efficient, equitable, and sustainable transportation networks communities want. In fact, these innovative technologies could do just the opposite, especially if they are not deployed wisely. Cities must collect the right data and enact the right policies to ensure they do not exacerbate problems like inequity and traffic, and to hold themselves accountable to the promise of new mobility technologies.
In this webinar, you will find out why - and how - the smartest cities of tomorrow will be those that adopt data-driven transportation strategies today. Join for Laura Schewel's presentation to gain insights into:
• Why the status quo for transportation data collection is no longer good enough
• The types of Massive Mobile Data that are useful for transportation and urban planning
• Algorithmic processing techniques that are critical for making this data useful
• Case studies from California and Virginia that demonstrate why Massive Mobile Data drives more effective transportation planning
• A forward-looking blueprint for using Massive Mobile Data to maximize the potential benefits of new transportation technologies - and minimize negative impacts
Laura Schewel founded StreetLight Data, a mobility analytics provider, after spending more than a decade as an advanced transportation researcher and statistician at the Rocky Mountain Institute and FERC. She has particular expertise in transportation systems, sustainability and safety, and vehicle/system modeling and analysis.
Smart communities and corporations developing products and services for that environment understand that it requires a holistic view of what a “living” experience will be in a fully 5G-connected environment. Level 5 automotive autonomy will require a combination of wireless networks with V2V and V2I connectivity. This webcast will review the work automotive OEMs, cities and universities are doing to build infrastructure and transportation vehicles that will move from human driven, through connected to fully autonomous capabilities.
>> Jill North, Innovation Program Manager, Department of Transportation, City of San Jose
>> Robert Grant, Senior Director of Public Policy, Lyft
>> Jeff Stewart, Assistant Vice President, Global Public Policy, AT&T
>>Tim Weisenberger, Project Manager, Technical Programs, Ground Vehicle Standards, SAE International
As the world grows more interconnected by the day, security practitioners need to see beyond the network. The Internet of Things is presenting organizations with a threat landscape they’ve never seen before. We’ve entered an uber-connected world of sensors, cameras and other various data collection systems...making their jobs harder than ever before.
Find out how City and Municipality organizations are learning to become flexible and nimble as they harness the future, all while maintaining the security needed to protect the data deluge from billions of sensors and devices.
In this webinar, you will learn:
- How you can easily gain visibility to all of the devices connecting to your network
- Increase the security posture of your organization by enforcing policies around compliance without the use of agents
- How to operationalize your organization so your security is dynamic and adaptable to change
Whenever there is data, there is the chance to visualize it and gain valuable insights that can drive change and improvements. Governments have realized the potential that data holds for transforming our towns, cities, living spaces and communities to better address the needs of our modern society.
Governments may want to change public transport services to suit commuters who move away from city centers due to increasing living costs, or develop programs that deliver more support services to areas showing high incidences of mental illnesses, or simply monitor bike traffic to assess the necessity of additional cycle lanes and bike share programs in our capitals. Data and data visualization can help us identify the needs of our communities and can support us in addressing them effectively.
In this webinar Andy and Eva will present examples of Government using data to improve services for communities and will share how you can get involved through analyzing open data and becoming part of the wider 'dataviz' community.
Asia-Pacific is a frontier of growth, development, and activity having quickly embraced disruptive trends in its journey to grow. We are pleased to invite you to join a livecast webinar that will look into how utility providers, infrastructure companies, system integrators and telecom operators are actively pursuing the smart city market, adding more layers of intelligence as either integrators offering pre-packaged bundled solutions or as product vendors offering intelligent hardware and infrastructure. New funding mechanisms and public-private dynamics will be also be touched upon. This webinar will also discuss recommendations for future growth of businesses and cities active in this space.
In this webinar, you will discover:
- Eight Critical parameters that define a smart city along with upcoming smart cities in Asia
- Smart city business models and funding mechanisms
- Key market participants and next game changers
- Implications of smart city solutions on key industries
- Recommendations for businesses and cities
It is projected that urban India will contribute about 75% of the national GDP in the next 15 years. With the rapid rate of urbanization and depleting resources, it is essential for India to rethink its strategy to see how it can best optimize the capabilities of its physical infrastructure.
By leveraging global best practices in smart city development and ICT (Information and Communication Technology), India is in a unique position to leapfrog a few stages of growth to become a global superpower.
In 2015, the Indian government announced an ambitious plan to develop 100 smart cities, with a commitment of spending $7.27 billion over the next five years. The infrastructure overhaul would include creating intelligent transport systems, smart grids, smart waste management, and smart water grids/solutions.
In this presentation, we will look at the roadmap for Indian smart cities, along with the anticipated challenge of meeting capex requirements and the dire need for devising innovative business models to make “Smart Cities in India” a success story.
Tune in for insights on the following:
• Learn about the Indian government's $7.3 billion smart city mission aimed at applying smart solutions to improve infrastructure and service delivery in Indian cities.
• Discover the key challenges with respect to regulation, funding and private/public partnerships.
• Understand how the Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting industries and causing convergence to create smart energy, smart transportation, smart infrastructure and smart buildings, smart security, smart or connected homes, and smart healthcare solutions.
• Gain an insight into commonly observed business models and their applicability to India.
• Analyze India’s area-based development strategy and the socio-economic divide.
• Explore the various financial flexibility opportunities that are available for India.
• Deduce the potential impact of the 100 smart cities on the future of the Indian economy.