Digital Transformation


New technologies, such us robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented and Virtual Reality, as well as 5G connectivity and cloud platforms, are changing the way we live in cities.

Paul Duan, cofundador y presidente de Bayes Impact.

Paul Duan, co-founder and President of Bayes Impact: “We should trust in the power of the multitude”

Author | Tania Alonso Paul Duan is the person behind Bayes Impact, an NGO that uses Big Data and Artificial Intelligence to resolve social problems. One of its objectives is to create citizen-led public services, in collaboration with governments and thanks to technology. Bob, an employment search tool created in coordination with ...
Kinetic for cities

Smart cities are seeking their own operating system

Author | Jaime Ramos It is 30 years since the company Maxis launched the famous city building simulation video game SimCity. At around the same time, Tim Berners-Lee unveiled his global IT network proposal, known by its initials WWW. This temporal coincidence is very useful to illustrate how, as part of ...
smart city sistemas de emergencia gestion

This is how emergency systems work in a Smart City

Author | Marcos Martinez It is 8:00 p.m. in Smart City and the Sun is going down. Various areas light up on the Emergency Control Centre screen. They are simply messages to indicate that various automated emergency systems are up and running. Police vehicles are called to specific districts, an ambulance ...
smart town

How to go from being a town to a Smart Town

Author | Arantxa Herranz The massification of cities and the abandonment of rural areas is a widely explored phenomenon and for which solutions are being sought. Perhaps it is the cause or perhaps the effect, but the truth is that one consequence of this population transfer is that large investments, including ...
big data

The future of cities lies in data

Author | Arantxa Herranz The mantra in the technology sector is that data is the new oil. To justify this categorical statement, one simply has to realise that, in both cases, we have before us a new, powerful, extremely lucrative and rapidly growing market. A circumstance that is also generating distrust ...