This week, Cities Today published an article outlining the challenges for smart city development. The feature, ‘Government holding back smart cities, say tech experts’ uses legal firm, Osborne Clark’s, recently released report, Future Proof Real Estate’ as the basis for explanation whilst showcasing Bristol is Open as an example of best practice in smart city development. In the article, Julie Snell, Managing Director at Bristol is Open, said “It is about collaboration and sharing knowledge. I believe we have a unique combination where we have a city council that empowers its staff to think outside the box and to make decisions to try doing things in a different way to see if there will be improvement.”

 

You can read the full Cities Today article here.