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20 04, 2017

Bristol – A city as smart as its citizens

April 20th, 2017|NEWS|

One of Bristol Is Open’s partners Nokia, takes a deeper look into some of the city’ ecosystem of organisations who are leading, listening and engaging with the city and citizens needs. Using the insight to experiment and create meaningful uses of technology and connectivity to enhance the daily lives of the people in Bristol.  Making [...]

23 06, 2016

How to become a data-driven city

June 23rd, 2016|BLOG|

Before becoming mayor of New York City in 2002, Bloomberg made his fortune providing data analytics to financial institutions. When he took residence at Gracie Mansion, he brought his data-driven approach to managing the Big Apple. His creation, the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics (MODA), helped to develop predictive algorithms to identify areas that may [...]

20 06, 2016

The Official #Hypercat16 Summit title #SmartITC has launched

June 20th, 2016|NEWS|

We have partnered with #Hypercat16 Summit to launch, ‘Smart Cities: Innovation through collaboration.’ The title explores smart city projects, strategies and visions, while highlighting the technology that underpins the concept. Featuring forewords from UK Prime Minister David Cameron, Dr Ruth McKernan (CEO, Innovate UK) and Lord Erroll (Chair, Hypercat Advisory Board), the publication presents an illuminating showcase [...]

6 06, 2016

The unstoppable rise of IoT applications

June 6th, 2016|BLOG|

Mobile phones today represent the biggest slice of the connected-devices cake. At the end of 2015, more than 7.1 billion mobile phones interacted with each other.  By 2021, this number will peak at almost 9 billion. By 2018, the Ericsson Mobility Report forecasts that the cake will look slightly different. Mobile phones will be surpassed [...]

19 05, 2016

Bristol Is Open wins Smart City Innovator Award

May 19th, 2016|NEWS|

Bristol Is Open was awarded the global ‘Smart City Innovator’ ‘award at the TM Forum Live! 2016 – Digital World Awards last week. TM Forum is the global industry association for digital business, connecting talented individuals, leading companies, and diverse ecosystems to accelerate members’ successful digital business transformation. Over 3,500 delegates from 650 different telecommunication [...]

18 05, 2016

Bristol named as a UK Smart-City leader

May 18th, 2016|BLOG|

London and Bristol are Britain’s leading smart cities. This is the verdict of the first UK Smart Cities Index, which assesses the current state of smart city development across the country by comparing the ten city-projects. The evaluation takes into account their strategies, key projects and overall readiness to develop their smart city visions. London [...]

10 05, 2016

What is the state of open data in the world? UK leads the datafication

May 10th, 2016|BLOG|

We are heading towards a datafied society.  More data have been produced in the last two years than in the entirety of human history. By 2020, more than 1.7 megabytes of new data will be created every second of everyday.  Yet, we are not fully benefitting from this huge amount of actionable knowledge. Indeed, not [...]

22 04, 2016

5G is not just about smartphones

April 22nd, 2016|BLOG|

In a not so far future, almost every object you can think of will be connected to the internet. In November 2015, the technology consulting firm Gartner forecasted that more than 6 billion connecting devices will be of daily use in 2016, a 30% increase from last year. The number will grow exponentially by 2020, [...]

18 04, 2016

Creating content for the Data Dome in the Planetarium – BBC Digital Bristol Week 2016

April 18th, 2016|NEWS|

BBC Digital Bristol Week 2016 invites creative professionals to an evening workshop and networking event (Fri 13 May, from 6pm) looking at sharing skills, experience and tools in creating content for the Data Dome / Planetarium and exploring ideas for future content and uses.  The event includes the first time BBC’s 360 degree natural history footage has [...]

12 04, 2016

How digital is the UK? and why it needs projects like Bristol Is Open

April 12th, 2016|BLOG|

What is UK’s digital profile? New data from the European Commission sheds light on the state of British’ digital economy. The 2016 edition of the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), a composite indicator that summarises relevant indicators on EU member states digital competitiveness, highlighted the strengths and weakness of the UK’ s digital scene. [...]