Technology http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6631/more en Why Philadelphia says it doesn’t have a housing problem http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-philadelphia-says-it-doesn-t-have-housing-problem <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Managing Editor Kevin Ebi explains why focusing on jobs can help fix a city's housing issues.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-philadelphia-says-it-doesn-t-have-housing-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-philadelphia-says-it-doesn-t-have-housing-problem#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:30:00 +0000 80281 at http://americancityandcounty.com Five smart cities leaders share their top tips for success http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/five-smart-cities-leaders-share-their-top-tips-success <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Managing Editor Kevin Ebi showcases the opinions of five city leaders on how to succeed with smart city initiatives.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/five-smart-cities-leaders-share-their-top-tips-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/five-smart-cities-leaders-share-their-top-tips-success#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 06 Nov 2017 03:56:00 +0000 80131 at http://americancityandcounty.com Maximizing public sector ROI on technology investment http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/maximizing-public-sector-roi-technology-investment <div class="node-body blog-body">Promapp CEO Ivan Seselj explains how reviewing business processes is central to maximizing ROI on technology investment.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/maximizing-public-sector-roi-technology-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/maximizing-public-sector-roi-technology-investment#comments Cloud Computing Viewpoints Wed, 01 Nov 2017 18:32:00 +0000 80101 at http://americancityandcounty.com Philadelphia’s smart cities vision: No more money on misery http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/philadelphia-s-smart-cities-vision-no-more-money-misery <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Managing Editor Kevin Ebi explains how Philadelphia's SmartCityPHL initiative is trying to close the city's inequity gap.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/philadelphia-s-smart-cities-vision-no-more-money-misery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/philadelphia-s-smart-cities-vision-no-more-money-misery#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 30 Oct 2017 19:46:00 +0000 80071 at http://americancityandcounty.com Driving big data http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/driving-big-data <div class="field-deck"> By helping local governments work smarter, telematics systems are saving time, money and lives </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By helping local governments work smarter, telematics systems are saving time, money and lives.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/driving-big-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/driving-big-data#comments Fleets GIS & GPS Mon, 30 Oct 2017 17:53:00 +0000 80051 at http://americancityandcounty.com Track the FirstNet 'opt-in/opt-out' progress of all 50 states and 6 territories with this map http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/track-firstnet-opt-inopt-out-progress-all-50-states-and-6-territories-map <div class="node-body article-body">What is the status of states and territories as their governors make "opt-in" or "opt-out" decisions about FirstNet? Check out this map to get the updated information.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/track-firstnet-opt-inopt-out-progress-all-50-states-and-6-territories-map" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/track-firstnet-opt-inopt-out-progress-all-50-states-and-6-territories-map#comments Broadband Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:24:00 +0000 79991 at http://americancityandcounty.com 17 better, cheaper ways to deliver city services http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/17-better-cheaper-ways-deliver-city-services <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Chairman Jesse Berst explains several ways cities can use digital applications to better serve the public.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/17-better-cheaper-ways-deliver-city-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/17-better-cheaper-ways-deliver-city-services#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 09 Oct 2017 17:59:00 +0000 79831 at http://americancityandcounty.com More government workers are using standing desks at the office (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/more-government-workers-are-using-standing-desks-office-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Look for more government staffers to rely on standing desks in the future, says Jason McCann, VARIDESK CEO.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/more-government-workers-are-using-standing-desks-office-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/more-government-workers-are-using-standing-desks-office-related-video#comments Facilities Office Equipment Worker Safety Technology Technology Sun, 01 Oct 2017 12:56:00 +0000 79771 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Varidesk&nbsp;Pro Plus 30 standing desk solution.&nbsp;</p> How Indianapolis plans to use data to change lives http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-indianapolis-plans-use-data-change-lives <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi, managing editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how Indianapolis plans to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-indianapolis-plans-use-data-change-lives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-indianapolis-plans-use-data-change-lives#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Fri, 29 Sep 2017 21:09:00 +0000 79761 at http://americancityandcounty.com The rise of citizen data scientists in government http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/rise-citizen-data-scientists-government <div class="node-body blog-body">LiveStories Founder and CEO Adnan Mahmud explains why empowering "citizen data scientists" with emerging tools can help governments in the struggle to attract new IT talent.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/rise-citizen-data-scientists-government" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/rise-citizen-data-scientists-government#comments Records Management Viewpoints Tue, 26 Sep 2017 20:46:00 +0000 79741 at http://americancityandcounty.com