COEN VAN OOSTROM

EDGE Technologies | City as a service

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Coen van Oostrom

The concept of smart cities has been on the rise, and with a continued evolution of smart city programs, the platforms themselves are a logical next step, writes Coen van Oostrom.

ESI Smarter Cities 2025

10 pillars of a smart city

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Alice Cruickshank

Think tank ESI ThoughtLab’s Smarter Cities 2025 report names 3 British cities as leaders in tech adoption, and identifies the key pillars of smart city growth.

Bronny Wilson Equiem

How to spot a flawed fad

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Bronny Wilson

Passing fad or long-term game changer? It’s a critical question, and whilst it’s true that all partnerships have some degree of risk to them, it is possible to make wise, considered decisions when it comes to selecting a proptech firm to do business with, writes Equiem's Bronny Wilson.

Tim Austin Matthews & Goodman

How AI is impacting training

Tim Austin, head of property management for the North of England at commercial property consultancy Matthews & Goodman, explores how Artificial Intelligence is shifting the traditional business model for training junior staff.

Union Bruntwood

Talking tech with Bruntwood

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Nicola Byrne

PlaceTech sat down with Bruntwood’s technology director, Paul Bamber, and head of digital, Jamie Boulger, in the developer's new head office at Union in Manchester’s Albert Square to discuss the company’s appetite for innovation and technology.

Antony Slumbers High Res

Proptech in 2018: Are we there yet?

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Antony Slumbers

At the end of last year there was much talk about how 2018 will see mass take-up and implementation of proptech. This was going to be the year the industry leapt into the saddle and galloped off into the future. Proptech to the rescue!

Digital Services Tax Budget 2018

8 insights from the Budget

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Nicola Byrne

Philip Hammond's last budget before Brexit focussed on positioning the UK as a world leader in innovation and technology.