Smart City Technology Enables Upward Mobility Opportunity
Joseph Kopser explains what topics at the Smart City Innovation Summit excite him the most, including the opportunity and access toward upwards mobility for people resulting from smart-city initiatives.
The Great Divide: Meeting the Challenges of Our Future Workforce
The United States is in the midst of a generation-long structural shift in labor, productivity, jobs, and pay, which is set to accelerate with the increasing adoption of advanced robotics and machine learning technologies. Proactive solutions are needed at the business, community, state, and national level to ensure we have the tools needed to remain competitive.
Smart City Challenge: An Update on the Participating Cities
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Smart City Challenge invited seven cities to provide a holistic, integrated approach to improving surface transportation performance within a city and integrate this approach with other smart city domains, including public safety, public services, and energy.
Energy and Natural Resources: Powering Societies
The energy and natural resources industry is among the most dependent upon the status quo, at least from a core technology and materials use perspective. This requires careful hedges against disruption, as capital-intensive businesses can be extremely hard to pivot.
Infrastructure and Construction: Building for Generations
Public and private sector planners must accurately predict population density and infrastructure usage to ensure that they build systems to support populations 10-30+ years in the future.
Urbanization and the Mass Movement of People to Cities
More people live in cities now than at any other point in history, which is changing cities and forcing both companies and public institutions to adapt.