Are we chasing sexy in the race towards smart cities?

August 18, 2017 – By David Everton, Director - Government and Public Affairs

Are we chasing the sexy things when we set about crafting smart cities? In this post, I will explore a few city ideas that are more show than go, and consider some alternatives. Smart and sexy rarely go together. Before you get too excited, yes, there are hundreds and thousands of examples of smart and sexy… Read More

Work experience wisdom from the intern desk

August 9, 2017 – By Bryn Moffatt, UQ student

We’re proud that work experience or an internship at Rowland is a sought-after gig. We love meeting some of the next gen of communicators, and giving them some real-life insights into the world of strategic communication. Bryn Moffatt, currently studying at UQ, shares his experience of his time at Rowland recently. My time doing work… Read More

The smart cities turning ideas into action

August 2, 2017 – By Susan Hawkins, Group Manager - Integrated Marketing Communication

We’re loving the new series of ABC’s Utopia, especially last week’s take on the smart city movement. It seems every city in Australia is talking the smart city talk, but how many are turning talk into action? We decided to glance around the globe to see how other cities have progressed with their plans. Unfortunately… Read More