Smart & Resilient Leadership

scnaa 2018 winners
April 12, 2018

The votes are in and IDC Government Insights has revealed the winners of their inaugural Smart Cities North America Awards (SCNAA).

sly james kc startups
April 10, 2018

Tech startup SafetyCulture moved from San Francisco to Kansas City, Mo., last year. The company, a maker of a workplace safety app, set up modern offices in a massive revamped middle school on the city’s west side.

idc scnaa finalists
March 21, 2018

To acknowledge the progress that North America has made in advancing Smart City projects, IDC Government Insights has designed a new set of awards recognizing exemplary efforts in the space. Now, the finalists for the inaugural Smart Cities North America Awards (SCNAA) have been revealed.

March 19, 2018

New York CTO Miguel Gamiño is leaving his position and heading for the private sector. He joined the city in October 2016, having previously led San Francisco Department of Technology. A successor has not yet been named.

Smart Cities New York 2018
February 27, 2018

In the United States, any serious conversation about Smart Cities must include New York. With its array of programs and top-flight leadership, the City of New York is one of the country’s chief innovation hubs.

millennial mayors share best practices
January 22, 2018

On Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. ET, Georgetown's McCourt School of Public Policy is partnering with the U.S. council of mayors to host the panel "What's Working at City Hall?

January 15, 2017

After a three-decade career in government, New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications Commissioner Anne Roest is retiring. Taking her place is Samir Saini, who has been Atlanta's chief information officer for three years. The city swore in a new mayor at the... read more

IDC launches Smart City Awards
January 08, 2018

To recognize the considerable efforts that cities in the U.S. have made toward improving services and citizens wellbeing, IDC Government Insights has created the Smart City North America Awards (SCNAA).

December 18, 2017

Toronto has long been a Smart City pioneer, but this year has really put them above the crowd. In October, Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs announced that they would partner with the city to transform the 800 square foot waterfront district into a Smart City living laboratory.

December 18, 2017

A recent Robert Half Technology report on IT hiring found that 21 percent of surveyed city CIOs plan to add full-time technology professionals to their teams in the first six months of 2018, up five points from one year prior. The top U.S. cities where CIOs are expected to boost tech hiring are... read more

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