City Services

August 07, 2017

Like a growing number of cities, Austin, Texas, is getting ready for the arrival of autonomous vehicles. On any given afternoon, self-driving test models can be seen darting along a Formula One race track. More than 500 electric vehicle charging stations are already spread throughout the city.... read more

gigabit cities summit 2017 highlights broadband fiber
August 04, 2017

The cities of the future will be reliant on high-speed broadband infrastructure, but getting to that point presents significant obstacles.

August 04, 2017

As stewards of taxpayer dollars, many health and human services programs are looking for ways to combat fraud and ensure that funds are going to those in need.

August 02, 2017

When the state of Pennsylvania crafted a recovery plan for the bankrupt city of Harrisburg, money was obviously tight. The state and the city were at odds, and the federal government had made Harrisburg the first and only city in U.S. history to be charged with securities fraud.

July 17, 2017

Government rarely leads when it comes to technology innovation. That’s because the funding required is simply not available. However, governmental entities are finally moving into the next phase of IT modernization – mobile apps. 

July 10, 2017

Digital advances in areas such as mobility, social media, analytics and customer engagement are opening vast new opportunities for government, in all shapes and sizes, to deliver better and more efficient public services. At the same time, government success in harnessing new and often... read more

June 29, 2017 | Jaume Cunill

"Smart City" is the concept that will change the way we see and live in cities. Thousands of experts worldwide analyze the advantages and disadvantages of this new technological and social revolution from all perspectives.

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

May 11, 2017

Conflicts in countries like Syria have displaced more than 60 million people internationally in the 21st century, more than World War II, and most of those migrants and internally displaced persons wind up in cities, according to a new 100 Resilient Cities report.

May 08, 2017

Though the chances of a broadband stimulus program similar to the one at start of the Obama administration are looking slim, going back further in history points to a tactic that very well might accelerate community broadband deployments. Are local governments prepared to seize this opportunity... read more

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