Data Strategy

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.

what makes a city a city?
January 15, 2018

When I spoke at the smart buildings show in London, the event took me back eleven years to the early days of “smart." The birth of smart was in Greenfield real estate, and from there, it evolved to where we are today.

January 10, 2018

Ford and Silicon Valley-based Autonomic will work together to build a new open platform upon which cities can build out infrastructure communications, including connected traffic lights and parking spots, called the "Transportation Mobility Cloud." Ford CEO Jim Hackett announced the news on... read more

applying business intelligence
January 04, 2018

Business intelligence is often considered a software solution developed to deliver data on executive dashboards. This is an expensive misunderstanding about true business intelligence value.

December 08, 2017

New data reveals that most companies are still ill-prepared for a data-driven procurement process. A recent survey of senior executives who oversee over $450 billion in annual material spending finds that the overwhelming majority (97 percent) believe that a data-driven procurement process is... read more

December 01, 2017

Now that Los Angeles has claimed the 2028 Olympics, it's embarking on an ambitious effort to reduce congestion and transform the city's transportation infrastructure. Last November, residents approved Measure M, a sales-tax increase that will give the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit... read more

November 27, 2017

Midsize cities have a new, free open data portal available to them, for analytics and community engagement around innovative civic solutions, in Open Data America. More than 500 cities had pertinent datasets compiled on their behalf at launch for public use and visualization.

medellin crime to innovation
November 21, 2017 | Vitoria Lima de Moraes

Medellin, and the importance of leadership

ITS World Congress Smart City
November 03, 2017

Disruption has accompanied the rise of technology, connectivity and analytics. In both the private and public sectors, the domains of formerly disparate agencies and fields have begun to merge in the wake of such innovation.

November 02, 2017

The Boston Transportation Department has gotten smart. Of course, it's always relied on data to manage traffic and plan new initiatives. But now, the agency is taking it further -- a lot further.

Overlay Init

Curated By Logo