FM Industry magazine and George Adams, Director of Energy and Engineering at SPIE UK, ask "12 months on, is London any smarter?"

Making the news

Posted by SPIE UK

A year has passed since the launch of the Mayor of London’s smart city roadmap which was introduced to transform the capital into the smartest city in the world. But twelve months on, is the city any smarter?

Mayor, Sadiq Khan, appointed his first Chief Digital Officer and also created a number of joint ventures with other major European cities to collaborate on new applications and data sharing initiatives that aim to make life easier for their respective citizens.

There's little doubt the smart city plan has the potential to improve how London operates, but there remain several social, environmental and energy challenges with the potential to derail the initiative.

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