Digital Transformation


Can technology build better cities? How can it boost more sustainable and inclusive communities?

Virtues and defects of telemedicine in the COVID-19 era

Author | Arantxa Herranz The COVID-19 health crisis has even reshaped the uses and customs of medicine. Whether this is to give priority to people affected by this coronavirus, or to prevent the spread of the virus, medical services around the world have made every effort to prevent physical contact with ...

Can citizens design their own streets?

Author | Jaime Ramos The fully realized smart city ideal offers a tool that goes beyond the advanced use of technology to improve the life of its citizens: the capacity to enable citizens to have a say not just in matters related to public affairs, but the city's own urban organization. The ...
Una mujer atiende al mismo tiempo a su móvil y a su ordenador portátil.

Is digital literacy the fourth pillar of education?

Author | Tania Alonso Along with healthcare challenges, one of the most challenging aspects we are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, is tackling disinformation and fake news. To prevent fake news from spreading, it is essential to provide society with tools and knowledge through digital literacy, ...
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Why are tech giants building cities?

Author | Eduardo Bravo Tech giants such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Toshiba or Cisco are building smart cities in various parts of the world. This decision may come as a surprise to some however, it is related to their core business from the very moment smart cities incorporate many of the technology advancements developed by these companies. What ...