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The challenges to becoming a smart city

24 August 2015 | By Dominic Dudley

Clever use of technology could make cities more efficient and perhaps improve the quality of life for residents too, but it is not going to happen overnight

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Smart societies are becoming a reality Subscription Required

8 December 2014 | By Bernadette Ballantyne

Cities in the Gulf are realising the benefits of embracing the multitude of technologies that enable smarter and more responsive infrastructure and experiences. Government bodies in the UAE, in particular, are moving from individual initiatives and silo thinking to strategic planning and coordination. In Dubai, for example, there are about 1,000 projects in the smart city programme being managed by an inter-agency government task force. Initiatives include programmes covering smart ...

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