How to manage ‘internet of assets’

Asset management internet city

The discipline of asset management is evolving with the changing nature of business in a fast-moving digital world

What being ‘smart’ means for cities

smart cities illustration

Businesses and the wider community must embrace constant change and lifelong learning to benefit fully from intelligent and responsive digital cities

Asia outpaces Europe’s industrial internet of things adoption

Industrial complex near Mount Fuji in Shizouka City, Japan

The West is playing catch-up as manufacturers in the Far East race ahead with the industrial internet of things

Fears for UK green targets after Brexit

Person walking past Westminster with pinwheels on the grass

Progress of renewable energy has suffered recent setbacks in the UK, but green alternatives to coal, oil and gas still offer long-term promise

The energy sector post-Paris

The Eiffel Tower lite up after Paris Agreement 2015

Energy supply is not only being stripped of carbon emissions, it is being digitised in a shake-up that isn’t over yet

Ethical issues remain in the fashion industry

child labour in fashion industry

Despite numerous and worthy initiatives, keeping track of ethical standards in fashion supply chains is still challenging

Why Bristol’s a city of the future

Bristol birdseye view

Famed for its marine and aerospace engineering, Bristol is now a front runner in digital technology which is revolutionising the city’s public sector

Worldwide water crisis is looming

Analyzing water

The future calls for fresh thinking about freshwater with businesses and governments collaborating to manage sustainable water use – and avoid a global crisis