• the_illusive_man_by_shreas

Digital empowerment in an interconnected society
The constantly assisted experience of the digitally empowered consumer opens new horizons for self-expression through client-driven design. On the dark side, it could numb the capacity of independent thought and increase the incidence of manipulation among vulnerable individuals [read more]


  • Editorial
    EU adoption of harmonized rules combined with developments in electronic tagging has made it easier for citizens and their pets to enjoy freedom of movement within the Union....


  • Regional approaches to competitiveness
    Of all key industries, manufacturing is among the first to have totally transitioned in light of a global playing field, with competitiveness hardly being defendable on the basis of pure technological supremacy: skills and expertise are easily transferrable and IP is difficult to protect....



  • DigitalCommunities_09Sep13_Afeat

    Changing public perception
    Hundreds of new cities will emerge over the next 20 years, while those already in existence will continue to grow. A study on the issues of safer cities and how urban leaders can draw community support for surveillance programs

  • Connecting modern enterprise
    An in-depth look into authentication factors, use cases and best practices for securing IT infrastructures and protecting them from data breaches

  • Protecting digital infrastructures
    A study on the requirement for a mix of well thought out policies and up-to-date technologies to protect digital infrastructures and their data in a mobile or portable context

  • Interview: Juma Assiago, UN Habitat
    Juma Assiago, Urban Safety Expert with the UN-Habitat’s Global Network on Safer Cities, expands on the role of creativity within smart and secure cities to allow populations to see innovations and systems working for them in their urban environment.

  • Connecting networks
    for public safety

    An exploration into how emergency services IP networkS (ESIN) and map based location technology can automatically locate and identify mobile device users