smart city security issues axios
June 15, 2018

The struggle is very real for cities when it comes to data, from deciding what’s needed, to making decisions on how to manage and protect it, according to Seattle, Washington’s Chief Privacy Officer (CPO).

smart city security risks
June 04, 2018

An association of global cybersecurity experts, government officials and planners, ISACA (, has released results of a survey that identifies new security vulnerabilities posed by smart cities.

how cities are using drones
June 13, 2018

Drone use is becoming increasingly popular by state, county and local governments, with applications covering a broad range across the country.

iot revenue for cities
May 25, 2018 | Nav Krishna

Man came closer to (and continues to do so) emulating nature in the year 1983 when the ARPANET broke first ground. That was a little big bang of its own, because what followed was indeed a whole new world.

5 smart city tips
April 23, 2018

I was recently in Washington D.C. to run a workshop for the World Bank on how to develop “smart cities."

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

April 03, 2018

In stark contrast to the private sector, public sector entities at all levels rarely change their spending allocations from year to year. By using data analytics and with enough political drive, governments can reap big savings from reallocating resources. A strategic spending review can often... read more

February 16, 2018

The legislative branch is opening its doors to help those driving the smart city movement. Ryan Johnston Editorial Intern ... (Getty Images) On Thursday, two state legislators announced the Congressional Caucus on Smart Cities, which will explore solutions to bridge the technological divide... read more

February 14, 2018

Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser established the Interagency AV Working Group this week to explore an autonomous vehicle (AV) program, make sure that AVs would benefit the public and prepare the district for AV technology. The administration, in cooperation with the city's Southwest Business... read more

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

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