Successful cities of the future are likely to be highly ‘sensible’ – more human, smarter, more sensitive, more sustainable and safer, thanks to IoT, write Mark Koh and Brian Toh of Frost & Sullivan.
Great cities are built not on technology, but rather the vision of leaders and the power of community, says Vivek Puthucode, vice president for Public Services at SAP.
CITYNET (The Regional Network of Local Authorities for the Management of Human Settlements), and Microsoft CityNext have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see both parties collaborate to help cities across Asia tackle many of their biggest challenges.
Asia’s position at the forefront of mobile innovation is secured, but in order to fully leverage its transformative potential, regulatory frameworks and taxation policies are needed, said the GSMA.
SAP has announced the official opening of the SAP Next Business and Technology Research Center in Singapore, its largest research location and headquarters in Asia Pacific, the company said in a statement.