Smart Communities http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/56861/more en Mobile Apps Get Cities Up and Flowing http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-communities/mobile-apps-get-cities-and-flowing <div class="node-body article-body"> “Recalculating route” is a phrase that most anyone associates with the mobile intelligence that gets them from here to there. But to a smart community, mobile intelligence is more– it’s essential information that helps people, goods, and services efficiently flow through the city</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-communities/mobile-apps-get-cities-and-flowing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-communities/mobile-apps-get-cities-and-flowing#comments Smart Communities Smart Cities Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:48:00 +0000 78391 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 Addressing technological inequity using smart strategies http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/addressing-technological-inequity-using-smart-strategies <div class="field-deck"> Adoption of smart solutions is not equal across the board, so Austin is reaching out to its underserved and unheard communities to increase technological buy-in. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adoption of smart solutions is not equal across the board, so Austin is reaching out to its underserved and unheard communities to increase technological buy-in.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/addressing-technological-inequity-using-smart-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/addressing-technological-inequity-using-smart-strategies#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Communities Smart Cities Tue, 30 May 2017 17:12:00 +0000 77811 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Aerial view of Austin, Texas.</p> The growing threat of ransomware http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/growing-threat-ransomware <div class="node-body blog-body">NIC Director of Information Security Rodney Caudle explains how government agencies can best guard against the threat of ransomware.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/growing-threat-ransomware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/growing-threat-ransomware#comments Smart Communities Government Security Viewpoints Wed, 24 May 2017 18:08:00 +0000 77771 at http://americancityandcounty.com Technology ushers governments into the age of the digital office http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/technology-ushers-governments-age-digital-office <div class="node-body blog-body">Technical writer Tim Wacker explains how document management software can help governments handle continuously expanding workloads.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/technology-ushers-governments-age-digital-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/technology-ushers-governments-age-digital-office#comments Smart Communities Records Management Viewpoints Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:22:00 +0000 77301 at http://americancityandcounty.com Mapping addiction http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/mapping-addiction <div class="field-byline"> Richard Leadbeater </div> <div class="field-deck"> How GIS can be a powerful tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GIS can be a powerful tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/mapping-addiction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/mapping-addiction#comments Smart Communities GIS & GPS Smart Cities Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:14:00 +0000 77281 at http://americancityandcounty.com The smart money http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/smart-money <div class="field-byline"> Clint Robinson </div> <div class="field-deck"> Innovative smart cities projects require innovative financing solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Innovative smart cities projects require innovative financing solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/smart-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/smart-money#comments Smart Communities Smart Cities Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:34:00 +0000 76841 at http://americancityandcounty.com Building smarter cities http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/building-smarter-cities <div class="field-deck"> Smart cities occur where new data technologies intersect with old urban challenges </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Smart cities occur where new data technologies intersect with old urban challenges, as the five smart city projects profiled here show.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/building-smarter-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/building-smarter-cities#comments Smart Communities Smart Cities Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000 76101 at http://americancityandcounty.com Going paperless in procurement http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/going-paperless-procurement <div class="node-body blog-body">Palo Alto, Calif. Chief Procurement Officer John Montenero explains how he took his department paperless, and how the move has improved the department's operations.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/going-paperless-procurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/going-paperless-procurement#comments Smart Communities Records Management Procurement Reform Viewpoints Wed, 01 Feb 2017 20:44:00 +0000 75871 at http://americancityandcounty.com Mobile ticketing's payoff: Win-win-win http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/mobile-ticketings-payoff-win-win-win <div class="node-body blog-body">Masabi CEO Brian Zanghi explains the benefits that mobile ticketing holds for local government transit.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/mobile-ticketings-payoff-win-win-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/mobile-ticketings-payoff-win-win-win#comments Smart Communities Public Transit Viewpoints Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:49:00 +0000 75721 at http://americancityandcounty.com