Most recent Recent Perspectives

Building a Digital City for All

November 13, 2019

In its pursuit for innovation, Chicago is considering inclusion from the start. For its smart city efforts to work, government officials and partners are working to include people with disabilities, reading difficulties, language challenges and other barriers on their quest toward digital equality.

1.1 — Transforming Data Management with John Roese

Duration 24:11

Technology is shifting to a decentralized model – We’ll talk about what you need to know today, including how data management is transforming and how distributed IT infrastructures is paving the way for a multi-cloud environment.

Why Digital Equity Depends on Democratized Data

November 6, 2019

How can data scientists and “virtual government” leaders use data to improve services, make policy changes, and plan for the future when data is missing from the digitally absent?

Digital Workplace: Giving Your Employees a New Voice

November 4, 2019

One of the world’s largest commercial real estate service firms is offering an intuitive, costumer-like experience in its workplace. Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.’s is using artificial intelligence to complement human capabilities with its AI-powered conversational virtual assistant called JiLL.

Urban Pulse: The State of Smart Cities Today (and Tomorrow)

October 30, 2019

Government leaders in places like New York City and San Diego are using data to track things like water quality, traffic and weather. These IoT devices are helping to improve the quality of life for residents while driving urban innovation forward.

Haptic Happenings: How Touch Technologies Are Taking on New Meaning

October 28, 2019

New technology is allowing for extraordinary opportunities to impart information through touch. Here are four haptic technology pioneers, developing the next generation of touch to applications in sectors such as medical, automotive, manufacturing and gaming.