June 13, 2017

Verizon, alongside Mayor Darrell Steinberg and the City of Sacramento has announced a tentative agreement to create a public-private partnership designed to bring smart city infrastructure and services to the city.

June 07, 2017

Federal chief information officers may have one of government's hardest jobs: protecting our country's largest networks against rapidly evolving cyber threats, while being stuck with technology that's often decades old. Add to the mix a set of bureaucratic rules dictating how they buy IT, and it... read more

June 05, 2017

Agriculture is one of the world's least digitized major industries. This is however all about to change. Indeed, data acquisition and analytics companies are already a hot topic, and as such are subject to growing capital investments. Agricultural robots are data acquisition tools at heat.

May 25, 2017

After learning how difficult it was to procure a new system piloted during the 2014 Startup in Residence program, which pairs startups with government agencies, San Francisco’s IT officials sought a better, faster method for future iterations of the initiative.

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May 15, 2017

Disruption has reached almost every aspect of public safety and technology is changing everything. Heard about drones?  Welcome to the world of the future where there is total transparency.

April 21, 2017

By 2020 Gartner analysts estimate an astronomical number of 25 billion devices will be connected to the internet. Dubbed as the internet of things (IoT), a sizeable portion will be sensors. In the energy and utilities industry, these sensor devices will comprise of meters, gauges, and... read more

April 20, 2017

The City of Pittsburgh was joined Monday by representatives from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and Intermedix to host an emergency preparedness resilience workshop as a part of the ONEPGH initiative, which is a partnership with 100 Resilient Cities- Pioneered by... read more

February 08, 2017

A renewed partnership between the Public Technology Institute (PTI) and two national city and county advocacy groups should help to support public-sector leaders in addressing pressing technology issues, streamline event-level competition and potentially increase their procurement power,... read more

February 02, 2017

"The idea that it's like, 'we'll figure that out when it gets here,' I think is a reason why there's so much anger in our communities about this issue," according to the mayor of Dayton, Ohio.

January 03, 2017

Meeting of the Minds Co-founder Gordon Feller spoke to S&RC about the need for discussions on urban issues and the challenges facing cities today. Listen to the interview in the player below.

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