Technology

August 16, 2017

The smart city market is one of the fastest growing segments of government and is set to hit $775 billion in 2021, according to BCC Research. In just a few years, the number of smart cities has grown from approximately two dozen to more than 100, and it's just the tip of the iceberg, with more... read more

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August 15, 2017

Why is the mall dying?

August 08, 2017

The Trump administration's proposal for transforming America's infrastructure provides no details about where funding for projects would come from - or exactly where the money would go over the proposed 10-year life of the plan. While roads, railroads and seaports seem like obvious candidates... read more

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August 08, 2017

Auntie Sally is a union member at an electronics factory in Singapore producing wire bonds, the tiny wires in your mobile phone, tablet or step tracker that connect the semiconductor chip to its housing.

July 20, 2017

Pittsburgh drivers add 81 extra hours to their commute each year because of traffic, according to a TomTom survey. While there are other U.S. cities that have it worse, Pittsburgh is known for its difficult driving conditions, with hills, bridges and bikers - all on a gridless city where many... read more

July 20, 2017

Location Based Services (LBS), when combined with data analytics and city demographics, has tremendous potential to tap into the pulse of the city and thereby improve the quality of life for citizens. The integration of LBS and Smart City Initiatives with city demographics and data analytics... read more

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 13, 2017

Smart Cities aren't always big cities. The Town of Cary, North Carolina, is a perfect example. Thanks to a clear vision and a strong partnership with local firm SAS, Cary has developed into one of the smarter communities in the country.

June 13, 2017

Verizon, alongside Mayor Darrell Steinberg and the City of Sacramento has announced a tentative agreement to create a public-private partnership designed to bring smart city infrastructure and services to the city.

June 07, 2017

Federal chief information officers may have one of government's hardest jobs: protecting our country's largest networks against rapidly evolving cyber threats, while being stuck with technology that's often decades old. Add to the mix a set of bureaucratic rules dictating how they buy IT, and it... read more

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