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Japan: Ageing society needs technology and community development

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The ageing of society is more advanced in Japan than in Switzerland. Japan has been under corresponding pressure to innovate for some time. A…

Does digitalisation make us happier?

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Digitalisation makes many things easier for us in our professional and private lives. Communication is possible in a variety of ways so that…

October-November issue: Digitalisation – Vision of fair participation for all

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In 2011, the US social theorist and economist Jeremy Rifkin drew a positive vision of a "collaborative age" in his book "The Third Industrial…

How traffic measurements enable smart street lighting

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Only as much light as is really needed - intelligent lighting in public spaces is now one of the characteristics of a smart city. Such applications…

Linked Open Data for Smart Cities? New developments from the research perspective

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Almost all cities that call themselves a smart city or want to become one also have a strategy on Open Data and often publish relevant data on…

Digitalization – a great opportunity for women

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Companies need skilled workers for digital transformation and women are especially in demand. However, to date too few girls and young women…

How Lenzburg is becoming a smart city

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The city of Lenzburg is solving more and more offers in a digital way. On the topic of Smart City, the city is launching a specialist series…

Digitalisation promotes interdisciplinarity

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Many problems of the digital age cannot be solved in one discipline alone, says Prof. Dr. Gerd Folkers in an interview. On the second day of…

Liveblog von TRANSFORM – Digital Skills for the Transformation of Disciplines, Business and Government

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Which digital skills are necessary for the transformation of professional professions and companies? The TRANSFORM conference is a 2-day event…