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Creating smart communities in southern Nevada

Clark County, Nev. Commissioner and Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Chairman Larry Brown explains several smart cities....More

Readiness Challenge: How Las Vegas’s spirit of innovation will benefit all

Kevin Ebi, global managing editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how Las Vegas took advantage of its Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge....More

Selling sales tax

Doug Jensen, senior vice president of Avenu Insights....More

The evolution of connectivity: Cities focus on increasing need for 5G infrastructure

Phil Kelley, senior vice president of corporate development and strategy at shared communications infrastructure provider Crown Castle, explains the....More

Why and how to partner with your electric company

Smart Cities Council Chairman Jesse Berst explains why the local power utility is the best collaborator and supporter in the progression towards....More

Turning conflicts into solutions

Raquelle Solon, business solutions engineer for organizational resiliency firm FEI Behavioral Health, explains how co-workers can work through issues....More

How Cary, N.C., is tearing down silos

Kevin Ebi, global managing editor at the Smart Cities Council, explains how Cary, N.C. is building a "360-degree view of the city" to remove silos in....More

Five ways to automate government workflow

Chris Byers, CEO of data management company Formstack, explains how digital forms can improve governments' efficiency and customer experiences....More

How cities are satisfying the public's new appetite for mobility options

Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi, explains how cities are trying to satisfy the public's new desires for mobility options....More

How smart city technology can improve quality of life

Doug Peeples, readiness editor at the Smart Cities Council, explains how local governments can use smart city initiatives to improve quality of life....More
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