We can all be charged with shying away from ‘data.’ As planners, developers, council officers and consumers, we all know that there are vast possibilities for data and that great leaps are being made in the technology that collects it beneath our very noses. Yet many of us do not … Read full article
Redcar and Cleveland Council in the Tees Valley, is a relatively small council with big plans to improve services through digital. In common with most councils planning for the future, Redcar and Cleveland Council faced a number of challenges. The most pressing of these was the cost of producing and … Read full article
Following a successful pilot project at Pimlico station in early 2015, Wayfindr has been awarded a $1m grant by Google.org as part of the Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities program.
Wayfindr is the product of a joint venture between the Royal London Society for Blind People (RLSB) and digital product studio, … Read full article
This week Future Councils is at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona and, after an exciting first day, we thought we would reflect on what it means to be a smart city and provide an overview of what we have seen so far.
Typically when we think … Read full article
Technological and digital innovations are already changing the way the councils operate and interact with citizens. In this area of the website, we will be looking to the best new ideas in technology and the best ideas already in use.
We’re very excited to be attending the Smart Cities Expo … Read full article