The way we think about Smart Cities will undergo a major re-think in 2019. As smartphones reach peak saturation and the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes a normal part of our lives, we expect a long overdue refocus from the technology to the people it helps.
**Partner post courtesy of Ruckus.
Today’s federal IT networks are at a crossroads. For too long, government networks have been locked into old technology and have not had the budget to innovate. Current systems are delivering a poor experience – for both end users and IT teams – that prevent technology from enabling the mission as it should.
In parts one and two, we used Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi movie, Westworld, to illustrate the concepts of edge and fog computing and how they may be the key to smarter cities. In our third and final blog, we’ll break with the old west theme a bit and look to the future of transportation.
This is a partner post from Cisco.
Cyber attacks against government are growing
In our just released 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report: Impacts on Government, we found that cyber attacks against agencies across the U.S. are increasing every day. From ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) to IoT botnets and cryptojacking, the mix of threats are also becoming more lethal.
Creating a Better World with Technology: What Government IT Leaders Told Us at the Digital Transformation Summit
The conversation on digital transformation in government is building and we’re excited to hear it and add to the noise. We value the thoughtful exchange of ideas and exploration of issues — it’s one of the traits that keeps Dell EMC innovative.
At the recent Dell Technologies Digital Transformation Summit in Washington, D.C., we brought together leaders from industry and the federal technology community to discuss how agencies can take action now to make digital transformation a reality.
Digital transformation is about technology. But, when it comes to creating sustainable smart cities, it is important to understand uniqueness, what makes the community tick and keeps people happily and proudly living there. Through the secure connectivity of digital transformation, cities and communities can become smarter and more connected, while also reinforcing and reflecting the city’s soul rather than submitting to impersonal or homogenized change.