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July 21, 2017

Think smart cities are smart enough yet? Think again.

“In the future, smart cities will likely bring about many benefits, like less pollution and more efficient transportation systems. But they could also bring about many unintended consequences, according to a panel of speakers at Fortune’s recent Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo. The group of experts from energy, transportation, government, finance, and other sectors gathered to debate the top-of-mind topic earlier this week. One of the most pressing questions that repeatedly came up was how to keep hackers from breaching increasingly digitized smart grid systems and transportation networks.” – fortune.com […]
July 12, 2017

Digitization Needs Direction – Rethinking Digital Transformation

Greame Stanway Founding Partner VCI Digitization – or more precisely the abundance of data through cheap sensing and the ability of advances in computational power and artificial intelligence to transform decision making – is one of the most disruptive forces that businesses have seen, particularly in relation to competitive business models. But the term “digital” is applied so liberally that businesses risk becoming desensitised to the insightful transformational leadership that is necessary to position effectively for this trend. The terms digital mine, the digital oil-field of the future, the digital utility, digital […]
July 10, 2017

Using smart city data to create real-time poetry

Artist Naho Matsuda captures real-time smart city data generated by the city of Manchester to create live poetry displays reflecting on real time happenings around the city. These poems appear at bus stops, shopping centers, and libraries – and you can read them here in real time. If this can be done – just imagine all the possibilities of smart city data capturing.   Technology is moving at an intractable pace. This means huge advances for the quality of human life. VCI helps you change the way we live, sustainably.
June 4, 2017

Understanding the Ransomware Threat

By Chris Gebhardt With industrial equipment becoming more sophisticated in an integrated operational environment, the potential for a CyberSecurity incident increases.  The recent WannaCry Ransomware threat resulted in emergency services and hospitals re-routing patients because equipment was non-functional.  How long could you sustain suspended operations while a cyber cleanup was in progress? Ransomware is a form of software that is surreptitiously installed on computers and electronic systems with the purpose to encrypt contents until the owner pays a bounty for the decryption tool.  Recent variants like WannaCry also incorporate a […]