Technology is increasingly being deployed at all levels of government around the world to combat COVID-19. While ARC sees significant headwinds affecting smart city markets over the next couple of years due to decreased tax revenue, reduced workforce, and more, many cities, states, and countries are forging ahead with large increases in technology investment both to combat COVID-19 and reignite economic growth in beleaguered cities. While ARC expects many smart cities-related markets to decline in 2020, this increased investment in technology will provide an impetus for growth and quick recovery. Here are some examples of what’s happening around the world right now.
Economic activity in manufacturing sector rebounding in June, with the overall economy notching a second month of growth after one month of contraction, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
EU Boosts Investment In 5G Hardware Innovation and Trials of 5G-based Connected and Automated Mobility
Eleven new Horizon 2020 projects under the European 5G Public-Private Partnership (5G-PPP), will kick off in September 2020 as the EU Boosts Investment In 5G Hardware Innovation. The objective will be to seize opportunities in 5G hardware innovation and to validate 5G ecosystems.
This ARC industrial cybersecurity survey is designed to gain insight into your perceptions and needs around cybersecurity of Operational Technology (OT) / Industrial Control Systems (ICS). The topic "Industrial Cyber Security" is becoming more and more important as industrial production facilities are increasingly becoming targets of cyber-attacks.
CISA, the Critical Infrastructure Security Agency that works under DHS and is charged with protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure from cyberattacks, recently released a really good paper on how to build cybersecurity into your smart city project. The name of the paper is “Trust in Smart City Systems: Characteristics and Key Considerations”
During the recent Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Virtual Analyst Forum held on June 2nd and 3rd, TCS provided informative presentations on its Business 4.0 framework for business transformation.
Yes, of course there is a Corona dip. At ARC, we see that Q3 and Q4 will be the quarters hit the most, and we have published a series of reports for clients on Corona already.
The ARC Smart Cities team would like to invite Tech Session presenters, panelists and keynotes to submit to speak at IMSA’s Annual Conference, August 12-14th.
Do you have a compelling Smart Cities Application Story? Has your organization developed an impactful Smart Cities application or technology?
If so, ARC Advisory Group woul