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2 days
1,155 GBP excl. VAT
London
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Smart Cities

Since most of the world's population is presumed to live in large metropolitan urban areas, there is an urgent need to solve a variety of important issues ranging from transport to sanitation, to enhancing the effectiveness of commerce and education. Large-scale progress in big data, connectivity, and control algorithms has enabled a wide range of systems and solutions to be developed as part of "Smart City" projects.

The Smart Cities workshop explores the frameworks, systems, control mechanisms and technologies behind Smart City initiatives, including the ecosystems, opportunities, and the global community behind much of the progress. During this course, participants will have the opportunity to do the following:

  • Learn from case studies that illustrate and analyse the requirements, as well as the dangers (and associated safeguarding mechanisms)
  • Explore standardisation, benchmarking and the role of the different players within the various ecosystems
  • Examine the role and opportunities for leading and coordinating specific elements of the overall system

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for individuals working with technology related to smart city initiatives. 

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course, will develop or be able to do the following:

  • Effectively assess issues and problems that need to be solved by technology and smart city initiatives
  • Evaluate business opportunities within different types of Smart, Future and Sustainable City project
  • Contribute much more effectively to strategic debate and agenda setting both within their own organisation and within Smart City projects and ecosystems
  • Identify and debate the key technologies available, including their benefits and features – and their likely impact on key issues such as security, safety, cost, standardisation and future development
  • Assess implementation options and technology requirements for Smart City systems and solutions
  • Develop solutions in a more holistic way, identifying where value can be created for businesses, citizens and city authorities, and (where appropriate), where that value can and should be monetized
  • Make decisions on technology implementation and procurement that are commercially viable, minimise risk, and in line with the strategy and goals of the wider organization and ecosystem

Expenses

The full price of this course is £1155.

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Telecoms and Tech Academy

Telecoms & Tech Academy (formally Telecoms Academy) is part of KNect365 Learning. We are borne out of Informa’s rich history enhancing individuals and businesses with knowledge. Our global network allows us to tap into unique resources and networks. We provides the...


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30-32 Mortimer Stree
W1W 7RE London

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