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Empowering municipal government through data

Chip Strange, vice president of strategy and business development at Mosaik, explains how cities can better understand smart city value through....More

How public and private partnerships can empower resilient communities

Rives Taylor, regional sustainability leader for global architecture, design and planning firm Gensler, describes how partnerships can help a....More

How Indianapolis plans to use data to change lives

Kevin Ebi, managing editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how Indianapolis plans to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050....More

How to improve community mobility in a smart city through public-private partnerships

Derek Fretheim, director of business development at urban mobility company moovel Group, discusses how public-private partnerships can help cities....More

What agencies need to know about the Internet of Things

Dave Shuman, industry leader of Internet of Things and manufacturing at Cloudera, explains the risk factors for the public sector in leveraging the....More

Why Philadelphia says it doesn’t have a housing problem

Smart Cities Council Managing Editor Kevin Ebi explains why focusing on jobs can help fix a city's housing issues....More

How state and local government can transform spend management

Matt Gibbons, senior director of government and government contractor sales for Concur, explains the benefits of software-as-a-service spend....More

5 ways to address election system weaknesses for cities and counties

Eric Hodge, director of consulting for identity and data defense company CyberScout, explains how local governments can beef up their election....More

Five smart cities leaders share their top tips for success

Smart Cities Council Managing Editor Kevin Ebi showcases the opinions of five city leaders on how to succeed with smart city initiatives....More

Maximizing public sector ROI on technology investment

Promapp CEO Ivan Seselj explains how reviewing business processes is central to maximizing ROI on technology investment....More

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