Government Data Strategy

Smart Cities Summit Data
October 18, 2017

While the term “Smart City” is a fluid concept with many different definitions, urban leaders tend to agree that cities must take advantage of data to be considered smart.

Smart Cities Week 2017
October 06, 2017

From autonomous vehicles to IoT modules to smart utilities, cities across the world have been adopting smart technology at a growing rate.

September 26, 2017

Some city government officials and advocacy groups say they are uneasy about aspects of self-driving vehicle legislation that is taking shape in the U.S. Senate. They're worried the legislation could undercut the ability of cities to enforce local traffic laws.

August 22, 2017

Government has a data problem. Put simply, it collects so much of it that it struggles to analyze most of it. Of course, states and localities already use data analytics for a lot of things. Departments of revenue, for instance, rely on it to curb tax fraud.

June 22, 2017

There has never been a greater abundance of data available in the world. Connected technology has made data collection easier than ever, while the open data movement has ensured that everyone can view it. The problem, then, is context – what do we do with all of this data?

May 25, 2017

Open data has immense potential to catalyze creative problem solving by practitioners and policymakers, but troves of vaguely-labeled spreadsheets will do little to inspire interest or facilitate innovative solutions. To unlock the value of open data, governments have begun to launch open... read more

May 25, 2017

If you're doing an Internet of Things deployment, prepare for failure. That's the overarching takeaway from a survey Cisco conducted of more than 1,800 IT leaders in the U.S. and U.K. Up to 60 percent of IoT projects that respondents started stalled at the proof of concept phase, Cisco found.... read more

May 18, 2017

Cities big and small operate under constrained budgets. And in an era of increasing government transparency and social media monitoring, cities and their administrators must act fiscally responsible. What's one thing cities often don't take into account when looking to maximize value? Data.

May 17, 2017

The internet of things is at a much more mature place at the state and local level than it is in the federal government or even private industry. It's a balancing act, clearly, between government leaders working to implement IoT technology to better serve citizens quickly while ensuring that... read more

May 16, 2017

Every day, seven million rows of new data are created in the City of Chicago alone, and countless billions of rows of data are generated across all of state, local and federal government. And yet while there are islands of innovation in government where data drives day-to-day decision-making,... read more

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