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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Smart Connections

…tal $19 trillion opportunity for both the public and private sectors.  Last week, I revisited Saudi Arabia for the 16th time in five years and saw first-hand its progress in developing Smart Cities, or what we at Cisco call, Smart + Connected Communities. I had the honor of participating in the Cityquest KAEC Forum, jointly organized by the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) and New Cities Foundation, which assembled global thought leaders in…

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A Digital India is A Possibility Today

…re than 1.6 million apps. You can see the possibilities. So, from a technology point of view the time is right. What will take to achieve success at an overall level? At Cisco, we believe that creating the next generation of smart and connected cities will depend upon five key areas: visionary leadership, global open standards, smart regulation, public private partnerships and a new ecosystem. Why do we believe this is the right time for smart

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Critical Infrastructure: How Smart Cities Will Transform Latin America

…arking meters have reduced costs by about $3.1 billion a year and encouraged more efficient usage. These capabilities are being driven by the IoE and Cisco is committed to helping more cities harness IoE’s potential and grow smarter. Smart cities will generate huge value for the cities and their inhabitants. Similarly, opportunities will arise for the cities’ vendors and partners to create and operate these cities of the future. Stuart Taylor…

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#SmartConnectedCity series: New Cities Summit media event reveals the future of #SmartCities is now

…ted to taking action that brings results to improve quality of life today, and that sets the groundwork for a better world tomorrow that connects everyone and everything. We are just scratching the surface now. Interested in learning more?  To learn more about what cities are doing to address urban sustainability and to create new possibilities for an improved citizen experience, register  for the entire #SmartConnectedCity blog series, or visit…

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#SmartConnectedCity Series: Dallas, Big Smart Things Happen Here

…mit 2014 brings attention to the emergence of this smart city, keep an eye out for new ideas coming out of Dallas in the upcoming year. Register for the blog series / follow us online: You can register to receive the entire #SmartConnectedCity blog series. Throughout the series, you can also follow the hashtags #SmartConnectedCity and #NCS2014 and @CiscoGovt and @CiscoStateLocal on Twitter for updates. We invite you to visit our Smart+Connected

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