Governance and economy

Smart City Governance

At June 21th, I attended the conference Next generation cities: Who owns the city. This conference was part of the five-day WeMakeThe.City festival in…

What is a Digital City Brand?

The term “digital city brand”, which we have coined, is made up of the three separate terms “digital”, “city” and “brand”, which are also…

Privacy in Smart Cities

  This morning I told my 15 year old daughter that I was reading about privacy problems that may arise in Smart Cities and…

Smart city: smart story?

On November 4th 2011, the trademark ‘smarter cities’ was officially registered as belonging to IBM. It marked a period in which the company succeeded in…