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Natural Language Understanding and Government Chatbots
In this blog post, I look at the advantages of using NLU to process citizen inquiries and the challenges that arise when using NLG to provide definitive answers.
Experiences of transition to Digital Cities
KnowNow CTO, Chris Cooper addresses how to use standards effectively in the implementation of strategies for smart communities.
Feel sleepy in afternoon meetings? It probably isn’t you.
One of my previous employers had a big luxurious presentation theatre. There was a proper stage with lighting and a decent sound system. The seats were plush, like our local cinema. It was a good facility. Trouble was, people had a tendency to feel sleepy in afternoon...
KnowNow Information awarded Government Framework Contract
KnowNow Information has been awarded a Contract for the UK Government Digital Outcomes Framework. This enables the sale of established services to the public sector.
Digital Twins. So what?
What is the Point of a Digital Twin Digital twins (DT) was a term coined by Michael Grieves in 2002. “It is based on the idea that a digital informational construct about a physical system could be created as an entity on its own. This digital information would be a...
How to Capture & Exploit Data Value in Digital Twin and Smart City Projects
Great ideas that require lots of data are difficult to execute. The original rationale for a project can often get lost. Realising a digital twin and smart city project is no different. They too require vast amounts of data, and with many stakeholders and competing...
How to make your Smart City project a success
Find out how successful smart communities get there.
Promoting Smart Community Standards
The BSI smart city standards are almost a decade old. KnowNow CTO Chris Cooper was one of a diverse cross-industry, public sector and academic community that came up with these standards. These became known as the PAS180 series. A recent blog from Allan...
Human Smart Places: Part 3 – Streets for people, not cars.
Taking a different approach to valuing the space in our cities so that cars are not always king.
Save Money, Save Time. Get a handle on your data management requirements. Fast.
Data Management Canvas from KnowNow and the ESC. Helps projects get a handle on complex data requirements fast.
BCP My Smart Place. KnowNow are R&D Consortia members.
KnowNow are members of the BCP My Smart Place R&D consortia. Collaborating with companies and BCP council to deliver new smart innovations for the citizens of Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole
The case for an Intelligent Smarter South
Making the case for an intelligent smarter south roadmap