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Smart Pole Revenue will Reach $1 Billion in 2022

Smart Pole Revenue will Reach $1 Billion in 2022

Various governments have started initiatives to transform their cities into a smart city. According to TMR, with the adaptation of digital technology on a street level, street lights are experiencing a makeover and are being revamped into ‘smart’ street lights.

via TMR

National Innovation Policy Thought Leadership Trends

National Innovation Policy Thought Leadership Trends

Government innovation policies have to be based upon, and directed towards improving, the performance and practices of the new industrial era. The way innovation occurs is changing – and so the indicators that measure it must respond to this new reality.

via World Economic Forum

Why Digital Government is Gaining New Momentum

Why Digital Government is Gaining New Momentum

Will the U.S. government’s IT organizations be ready to play their part in assuring the nation’s eminence in cognitive computing? Clearly, they must evolve. By 2023, about half the roles that government CIOs will oversee do not exist in government IT organizations today, according to the latest market study by Gartner.

via Digital Lifescapes

How Blockchain Can Help Leaders Defeat Corruption

How Blockchain Can Help Leaders Defeat Corruption

“Blockchain is generating much hype and hope as an antidote to corruption. It possesses important features that can help anchor integrity in bureaucracies, by securing identity, tracking funds, registering assets, and procuring contracts.”

via World Economic Forum

Digital Government Leadership Transformed Estonia

Digital Government Leadership Transformed Estonia

“No nation will change just because it goes digital. Every state is a culture, and that mix of what makes up a nation’s personality remains the same in the analog and digital worlds. Every country has to find its own path.”

via World Economic Forum

Why Smart Cities Invest in Digital Transformation

Why Smart Cities Invest in Digital Transformation

Unprecedented urbanization is compelling cities to fundamentally reimagine and transform for the future – and fast. According to a study, roughly half of the world’s population lives in cities today and that figure is expected to increase to 68% by 2050.

via World Economic Forum

New Economic Policy for American AI Innovation

New Economic Policy for American AI Innovation

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies could create more economic opportunity than entire industries. But AI poses threats as well and U.S. political leaders seem unaware of potential consequences. Do we need an AI czar? asks James Heskett.

via HBS