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6 Organizations Making a Big Impact on Smart Cities

6 Organizations Making a Big Impact on Smart Cities

For city governments, getting the most out of their digital transformations requires planning, engagement with residents and the ability to measure the impact of their investments. But because of limited resources and the demands of their day-to-day work, sometimes cities can be reactive to grant announcements or vendor pilot projects, leading to disjointed efforts. Several nonprofit foundations and academic centers…

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D.C. convenes series of ‘demo days’ to accelerate smart city experimentation

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The city’s IT department hosted its second gathering of tech vendors to understand what technologies they might pilot to make the District run more efficiently. Source: D.C. convenes series of ‘demo days’ to accelerate smart city experimentation

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Why Chicago’s CIO left government for IoT initiative

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Why Chicago’s CIO left government for IoT initiative As former city Chief Information Officer Brenna Berman reflects on her time with the city, she says a job where she can use the Internet of Things to improve city life was too good to pass up. Source: Why Chicago’s CIO left government for IoT initiative

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Fragmented but not broken: America’s smart cities bind together

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Fragmented but not broken: America’s smart cities bind together. A disjointed marketplace and immature regulatory environment make the technologist’s pursuit of a futuristic smart city complicated, but leadership from the nation’s top smart cities and organizations is forging a path forward. Source: Fragmented but not broken: America’s smart cities bind together

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