Data Strategy

ibi group smart city platform
April 23, 2018

Global design and technology firm IBI Group has launched its Smart City Platform, which allows cities to improve the efficiency and safety of city operations and urban environments.

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.

February 28, 2018

Projects involving slum communities aim to collect and share information on their needs with city policy makers and investors As people flock to cities around the world in search of work and a better life, municipal authorities are struggling to meet rising demand for housing, jobs, transport,... read more

February 22, 2018 | Dee Brown

Technology has come a long way since 1995. That is why Central Arkansas Water (CAW) has seen numerous benefits from its new SCADA system. The upgrade to its 22-year-old system was completed in May 2017.

smart cities are healthier
February 06, 2018

If it’s healthy to bike, why doesn’t biking reduce my healthcare insurance costs?

My thought process on this one was interesting. I don’t quite remember when I started thinking about this, but it recently came together in my head.

January 29, 2018 | Anne Vernez Moudon and Mingyu Kang

Data on traffic collisions involving pedestrians are now routinely available, which, combined with detailed data on road and street networks, facilitate the estimation of models that explain the conditions and circumstances leading to collisions.

January 26, 2018

Kansas City, Missouri is entering the second phase of its smart city program with greater appreciation for sensor-generated data and its ability to finetune algorithms to predict future behavior. The city deployed more than 325 public access Wi-Fi points and 128 smart streetlights across its 54-... 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.

January 16, 2018

Melissa Bridges has had three careers with Little Rock, Ark. She worked in the mayor's office in the late '90s while finishing a master's degree in public administration. Then, following a stint in the Peace Corps, she became network security manager in 2010, a role she held for six years.

Overlay Init

Curated By Logo