Catapult Quick Start Guide to City Data

How can local authorities embrace open data?


Alice Cruickshank

A new report by Catapult Future Cities explains how local governments can make the most of the mass of data available through smart city technology, and the stumbling blocks as to why they are not already doing it.

Jazz Hanley WeWork SUmmer Camp

What happened at WeWork’s Summer Camp?


Nicola Byrne

The annual event attracted around 8000 people from all over the WeWork world including America, Canada, Ireland, Spain, India, Singapore and more.

Kirsty Butcher

Mind your language



Trying to get a Plain English explanation of technology can be incredibly frustrating when you don’t know your ASCII from your elbow, writes PlaceTech's Kirsty Butcher.

Cybersecurity IoT guide

Jargon buster: cybersecurity


Alice Cruickshank

There are predicted to be 20bn to 50bn connected objects globally by 2020. One of the best ways to prevent an attack is awareness, so here are some of the words you need to understand.

Singapore Aerial View Cool Tech

Property innovations for a warming planet



An unusually cold winter followed by a near-global heatwave has brought the issue of climate change to the fore. A range of tech is available and in use for stemming emissions and mitigating the effects, as new climate norms emerge.