From administration and public works management to technology tips, many of our commentaries are contributed by industry figures and are a forum for expert perspectives.

Posts by American City & County Contributor

The operations and maintenance incentive for future builds and renovations of U.S. airports

Frank Rapoport, chief strategy advisor for the Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure, explains the importance of keeping up....More

Key considerations for adopting facial recognition technology

Former Arvada (Colo.) Police Chief and current Numerica Corporation Director of Operations Don Wick explains how government leaders can best go about....More

5 ideas from Silicon Valley on making your city more innovative

Officials in cities across the Silicon Valley region share insights with Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi about how to make....More

Enhancing urban growth with smart-city technology

David Blankenhorn, chief technology officer at public IT solutions firm DLT Solutions, explains how government leaders can leverage the Internet of....More

Infrastructure, connectivity, and the two-tier American economy

Strategic technology consultant Dale Neef describes several strategies for bringing high-speed broadband to rural communities....More

All-star safety considerations for the big game

Scott Dunn, senior director of business development solutions and services for network security camera manufacturer Axis Communications, explains key....More

The state of smart cities' progress

Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi describes the general status of smart city project implementation worldwide, based on a global....More

More filming on public transportation could boost bottom lines for local governments

Jenna Fortunati, a research communications intern at transportation demand management firm Mobility Lab, explains the benefits that filming public....More

How to build trust to get data

Kevin Ebi is the Global Managing Editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how to convince citizens to trust you with data....More

When budget surveys fall short

Public policy and facilitation veteran Chris Adams explains why online, interactive budget simulations are superior tools to budget surveys....More
We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies.