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Education and healthcare technologies deliver smart city benefits

While most of the activity around smart cities remains focused on infrastructure-based initiatives such as smart grids and metering, smart street lights, smart waste management and smart bins, smart parking, smart kiosks and smart utilities, cities also need to address the softer aspects of livability linked to healthcare and education, which in turn drive economic […]


Educating for careers in cybersecurity to tackle skills shortage

Intelligent CIO Europe speaks to Marie Hattar, CMO for Keysight, who tells us how we can take steps to try and combat the cybersecurity skills shortage. It’s official: 2017 was the worst year ever for cyberattacks globally according to the Online Trust Alliance. The number of cyber incidents, ranging from the massive WannaCry and NotPetya […]


Yellowfin helps Altuity drive efficiency in education and construction

Yellowfin BI, the analytics company that helps customers get to the resolution faster, has announced that Altuity, a leading provider of asset- and maintenance-management software, has embedded Yellowfin technology into its software. By doing so, Altuity will enable its customers to intuitively interpret information and save time and money. Since 2013, Altuity has been providing […]


Italian Cybersecurity Center established for cyber education solutions

Global cyber education leader, Cybint, a BARBRI company, is expanding its presence and offerings in Italy through its new Cyber Center in Rome. Created in partnership with local organisation, Done and Done, the new Cyber Center will provide cybersecurity and cyber intelligence education and training solutions for businesses, higher education institutions and government agencies throughout […]


GoodPlanet and Proximus launch new digital survey system for schools

From 13 to 20 September, eight Brussels-based test schools have been mapping the mobility behaviour of their students, using a digital survey system developed by GoodPlanet and Proximus as part of the GoodSchool DigiTool project. The data collected in this way enable schools to evaluate, monitor and adjust their mobility policies or concrete actions. Healthier, […]


Swansea receives UK govt. funding for its energy tech breakthrough

More than £36 million of UK government funding will be provided to Swansea to support cutting-edge building materials which generate electricity, the Chancellor has announced during a visit to Wales. The green technology uses light and heat to make energy and has the potential to power homes, workplaces, schools and hospitals. These materials could replace […]


UK students turn handwritten equations into computer code

A team of students in the UK have created a way to turn handwritten equations into computer code, which could help maths experts solve their most complex problems. Dominik Henjes, Paul Popa and Aleksandr Jermakov came up with their algorithm during a hackathon that challenged people to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) […]


Software training solution helps cyber-educate Veolia employees

Veolia is the global leader in optimised resource management and has 163,000 employees worldwide. The company designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. In his previous role as IT Quality Manager, John Hield, focused on improving IT processes so the company could adhere […]


Scania and Stockholm School of Economics in new partnership

Scania will contribute to a new research centre at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) over the next 10 years. The collaboration will focus on business models for the future transport ecosystem. “Scania is a technology-driven company and as such, we are very successful. Both the industry and the transport sector are facing big changes […]


Bletchley Park Qufaro and GK work in partnership for cybersecurity

Bletchley Park Qufaro and GK Apprenticeships (GKA) are pleased to announce the signing of a Heads of Agreement to jointly develop and deliver cybersecurity apprenticeships. These apprenticeships are designed to address the significant cyberskills shortage in the UK and in due course, international markets. According to the latest Global Information Security Workforce Study from (ISC)2, […]