SCP E64: Bonus Episode | 21st Century Solutions to Current Day Problems, with Dean Madison

The Smart Community Podcast

By Zoe Eather

SCP E64: Bonus Episode | 21st Century Solutions to Current Day Problems, with Dean Madison

Wednesday, 3 October

In this bonus episode of the Smart City Podcast, I had a really great conversation with Dean Madison, the founder and CEO of T. D. Madison and Associates. Dean has a background in broadband and we first start talking bout IOT and the next generation of services, and how we need to start applying 21st century solutions to our current day problems. Dean is passionate about empowering cities to manage their own complex services and resources, and we also talk about the idea of buying back time and setting up the right foundational infrastructure for a Smart City. Dean shares some of the things he’s currently working on, which includes setting up this foundational infrastructure and he also talks about setting up a Smart City Ecosystem of open data to allow integration. We talk about some of the emerging trends, particularly the economic and environmental impacts of not implementing Smart city practices and finish talking about using technology instead of trying to build our way out of congestion. As always, I hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as I enjoyed making it.
Find the full show notes: thesmartcitypodcast.comConnect with Dean via his website tdmaddison.comConnect with me via email: zoe@thesmartcitypodcast.comConnect via Twitter and Facebook @smartcitypod
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