35: Charles Reed Anderson | Smart Cities: The Cold Hard Facts

Episode Description

Charles is a globally recognized IoT, Smart Cities, PropTech & Connectivity industry thought leader who has presented at over 200 industry events. His company CRA & Associates provides technology and vendor-agnostic advice to governments, enterprises, and technology vendors on how to successfully navigate the increasingly complex technology solution ecosystem. With over 25 years of experience, Charles’ in-depth knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of emerging technologies and solutions vendors, combined with his understanding of the market demand allows him to separate industry HYPE from REALITY. Charles is the host of the TechBurst Asia podcast, is a Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company on IoT and sits on the Advisory Boards of technology and start-ups and the Global Organization of Smart Cities initiative. In this week’s episode of The Artificial Podcast, Nick chats with Charles Reed Anderson of CRA & Associates about “Smart Cities” and their growing popularity around the world. Charles provides the cold hard facts about what a smart city is, what it is not, and what he thinks cities who strive to be a smart city must do in order to ensure they are actually meeting and embodying the “Smart City” designation. Nick and Charles also talk about the impact that emerging tech like AI, IoT, Blockchain, Voice, etc. is going to have on smart city development over the next decade and vice versa. The Artificial Podcast is now on Alexa! All you have to do is ask Alexa to enable “The Artificial Podcast” to listen to all of our episodes on any Alexa-enabled device.

How to contact Charles: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlesreedanderson/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CRASingapore Website: https://charlesreedanderson.com/ Learn more about the TechBurst Asia Podcast and take a listen: https://charlesreedanderson.com/techburst-asia-podcast/ Follow Nick On: LinkedIn:

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