Smart cities need to make sure they don't leave people behind

AECOM's resident smart city expert, John Bachmann, talks about the opportunities and challenges created by the movement, and the need to make sure that citizens don't get lost amid the technology buzz.

About the author

  • Sophie Edwards

    Sophie Edwards is a Reporter for Devex based in London covering global development news including global education, water and sanitation, innovative financing, the environment along with other topics. She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U.K. She has an MA from the Institute of Development Studies and a BA from Cambridge University.