Government Data Strategy

April 03, 2018

The public sector has the highest potential for procurement savings out of any sector. By utilizing established best practices, government agencies can reap billions in savings without affecting essential services. Some of these strategies include consolidating purchasing for common goods and... read more

utah data portal
March 12, 2018

Open data portals and other data-driven innovations vary widely across the 50 U.S. states and even within a state, according to an exhaustive study by the Center for Data Innovation based in Washington, D.C.

January 30, 2018

A new online portal aims to ease the innovative process and empower collaboration by creating a place for government to share projects and best practices in a format adapted for use by all. The government Digital Transformation Exchange (DTE), an online platform powered by ProudCity, went live... read more

data is a precious resource
January 25, 2018

I’m a big proponent of platform thinking. Create a platform, open it up responsibly, and enable people to create using the platform’s capabilities.

December 18, 2017

A recent Robert Half Technology report on IT hiring found that 21 percent of surveyed city CIOs plan to add full-time technology professionals to their teams in the first six months of 2018, up five points from one year prior. The top U.S. cities where CIOs are expected to boost tech hiring are... read more

December 12, 2017

By 2050, more than two-thirds of the world will live in cities, a sharp increase from just 30 percent in 1950. Megacities will continue to grow, reaching population sizes that would exceed those of many modern Western countries today.

December 05, 2017

New research from the Public Technology Institute shows that security is dominating local government investment in new projects and initiatives. City and county CIOs have listed cybersecurity as their primary focus for 2017, according to a survey published Thursday by the Public Technology... read more

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.

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