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Exploring the real-time smart city dashboard

rather than scenarios: affording diverging, iterative and open-ended play instead of singular, ­predefined, top-down planning narratives. 250 (In)formalising If we think of politics as participation, we observe a tension between competition and collaboration in smart city governance. Real-time is used as the equivalent of smart, individual or collective.11 Many smart apps frequently resort to competition. Klauser, Paasche and Söderström (2014), for instance, describe how an IBM Smarter Energy Executive believes that people can be encouraged to change their behaviour

in Time for mapping
The restructuring of work in Britain

Politics is going global. All of us are seeking to make sense of, and manage, change. The key to the management of change is reform. The pace of reform has to match the pace of change. Societies that are open, flexible, able easily to distinguish between fundamental values, which they must keep and policies, which they must adapt, will prosper. Those that move too slowly or are in hock to vested interests or what I have elsewhere called forces of conservatism, reacting negatively to change, will fall behind. (Tony Blair, 2000a: 1, Speech at the World Economic Forum

in Globalisation contested