Viewpoints http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/13461/feed It features the Editor's Viewpoints and contributed commentaries. en 3 experts weigh in on how AI will transform cities http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-experts-weigh-how-ai-will-transform-cities <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi enlists three technology experts to explain the impact artificial intelligence can have on cities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-experts-weigh-how-ai-will-transform-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-experts-weigh-how-ai-will-transform-cities#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:33:00 +0000 78631 at http://americancityandcounty.com How government entities can limit their exposure to liability http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-government-entities-can-limit-their-exposure-liability <div class="node-body blog-body">Attorney Kelly Telfeyan describes measures government agencies can take to avoid being exposed to liability</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-government-entities-can-limit-their-exposure-liability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-government-entities-can-limit-their-exposure-liability#comments Government Security Viewpoints Wed, 12 Jul 2017 18:55:00 +0000 78551 at http://americancityandcounty.com You gotta believe http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/you-gotta-believe <div class="node-body blog-body">Americans have to believe that its infrastructure is critical to our country’s future. If they don’t, we will be driving on the road to nowhere with nobody in our rear view mirror.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/you-gotta-believe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/you-gotta-believe#comments Public Works Viewpoints Mon, 10 Jul 2017 23:03:00 +0000 78441 at http://americancityandcounty.com Three steps to implementing smart analytics in your city http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-steps-implementing-smart-analytics-your-city <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi, global managing editor of the Smart Cities Council, gives strategies on how cities cab leverage smart analytics in administrating their city.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-steps-implementing-smart-analytics-your-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-steps-implementing-smart-analytics-your-city#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:56:00 +0000 78421 at http://americancityandcounty.com 5 key things San Francisco learned on the impact of Uber and Lyft http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-key-things-san-francisco-learned-impact-uber-and-lyft <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi, global managing editor of the Smart Cities Council, shows key findings from a study San Francisco and Northeastern University conducted by tracking data from Uber and Lyft vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-key-things-san-francisco-learned-impact-uber-and-lyft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-key-things-san-francisco-learned-impact-uber-and-lyft#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:31:00 +0000 78291 at http://americancityandcounty.com Using data to combat uncertainty http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/using-data-combat-uncertainty <div class="node-body blog-body">Sean Brown, U.S. Director of State, Local and Education at Cloudera, explains how data can help agencies with tasks that strengthen constituent services.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/using-data-combat-uncertainty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/using-data-combat-uncertainty#comments Smart Communities Viewpoints Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:35:00 +0000 78251 at http://americancityandcounty.com How Orlando is planning for smart growth http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-orlando-planning-smart-growth <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi explains the different areas in which Orlando, Fla. is investing to grow its smart city initiatives.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-orlando-planning-smart-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-orlando-planning-smart-growth#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:16:00 +0000 78181 at http://americancityandcounty.com 5 steps to improve victim restitution http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-steps-improve-victim-restitution <div class="node-body blog-body">Accounts receivables management client executive Brett Sivits explains how governments can update victim restitution programs to meet their communities' needs while complying with judicial orders.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-steps-improve-victim-restitution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-steps-improve-victim-restitution#comments Courts Finance Viewpoints Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:52:00 +0000 78111 at http://americancityandcounty.com 3 ways to make your city’s waste less wasteful http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-ways-make-your-city-s-waste-less-wasteful <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Readiness Editor Doug Peeples explains methods cities can use to mitigate waste generation. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-ways-make-your-city-s-waste-less-wasteful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-ways-make-your-city-s-waste-less-wasteful#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 12 Jun 2017 19:03:00 +0000 78031 at http://americancityandcounty.com Communities need more than dollars to bring about real change http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/communities-need-more-dollars-bring-about-real-change <div class="node-body blog-body">Toni Irving, executive director for community violence prevention advocacy group Get IN Chicago, explains how local governments can best execute social justice initiatives.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/communities-need-more-dollars-bring-about-real-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/communities-need-more-dollars-bring-about-real-change#comments Citizen Engagement Viewpoints Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:26:00 +0000 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