Technology http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6631/more en West Sacramento: Citizens don’t need to see the technology; just the results http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/west-sacramento-citizens-don-t-need-see-technology-just-results <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi explains how West Sacramento, Calif., recently used a Smart Cities Council Readiness Workshop to find opportunities for improving mobility, public safety, the built environment and communications through a more holistic, systematic approach.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/west-sacramento-citizens-don-t-need-see-technology-just-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/west-sacramento-citizens-don-t-need-see-technology-just-results#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 16 Apr 2018 19:13:00 +0000 81661 at http://americancityandcounty.com Why and how to partner with your electric company http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-and-how-partner-your-electric-company <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Chairman Jesse Berst explains why the local power utility is the best collaborator and supporter in the progression towards becoming a smarter city.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-and-how-partner-your-electric-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-and-how-partner-your-electric-company#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 09 Apr 2018 19:56:00 +0000 81541 at http://americancityandcounty.com Email phishing attacks: A significant threat to America’s cities and counties http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/email-phishing-attacks-significant-threat-america-s-cities-and-counties <div class="node-body blog-body">Eyal Benishti, founder and CEO of phishing mitigation technologies provider IRONSCALES, explains how email phishing attacks threaten cities and counties </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/email-phishing-attacks-significant-threat-america-s-cities-and-counties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/email-phishing-attacks-significant-threat-america-s-cities-and-counties#comments Broadband Viewpoints Wed, 04 Apr 2018 20:21:00 +0000 81481 at http://americancityandcounty.com How Newport News plans to become an innovation and technology hub http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-newport-news-plans-become-innovation-and-technology-hub <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi, Global Managing Editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how Newport News, Va., plans to use solving traffic issues as a springboard into becoming a smarter city.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-newport-news-plans-become-innovation-and-technology-hub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-newport-news-plans-become-innovation-and-technology-hub#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:57:00 +0000 81471 at http://americancityandcounty.com Smarter responses http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/smarter-responses <div class="field-byline"> Ryan Lanclos </div> <div class="field-deck"> A new location intelligence tool is paving the way for next generation mutual aid response </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new location intelligence tool is paving the way for next generation mutual aid response.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/smarter-responses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/smarter-responses#comments GIS & GPS Fri, 30 Mar 2018 20:32:00 +0000 81451 at http://americancityandcounty.com 5 keys to making your next street light project a success http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-keys-making-your-next-street-light-project-success <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Readiness Editor Doug Peeples explains how to best implement smart street lighting projects.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-keys-making-your-next-street-light-project-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-keys-making-your-next-street-light-project-success#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 26 Mar 2018 19:28:00 +0000 80761 at http://americancityandcounty.com Upstate New York city becomes first to place moratorium on new cryptocurrency mining http://americancityandcounty.com/energy-efficiency/upstate-new-york-city-becomes-first-place-moratorium-new-cryptocurrency-mining <div class="node-body article-body">Plattsburgh, N.Y. has become the first U.S. city to place a moratorium on commercial mining of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/energy-efficiency/upstate-new-york-city-becomes-first-place-moratorium-new-cryptocurrency-mining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/energy-efficiency/upstate-new-york-city-becomes-first-place-moratorium-new-cryptocurrency-mining#comments Energy Efficiency Technology Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:38:00 +0000 81301 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A cryptocurrency mining farm in Iceland. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cryptocurrency_Mining_Farm.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Three tech tools that can keep our citizens and first responders safe http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-tech-tools-can-keep-our-citizens-and-first-responders-safe <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Readiness Editor Doug Peeples explains technologies that public safety departments can use to better serve citizens.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-tech-tools-can-keep-our-citizens-and-first-responders-safe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-tech-tools-can-keep-our-citizens-and-first-responders-safe#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:30:00 +0000 80641 at http://americancityandcounty.com Report: 267 Ohio public entities were issued 321 citations in 2017 for violating public records laws http://americancityandcounty.com/citizen-engagement/report-267-ohio-public-entities-were-issued-321-citations-2017-violating-public-r <div class="node-body article-body">The Ohio Auditor of State recently released a report that shows that 261 Ohio public entities were cited for violating public records laws in 2017, which is a decrease from last year’s numbers. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/citizen-engagement/report-267-ohio-public-entities-were-issued-321-citations-2017-violating-public-r" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/citizen-engagement/report-267-ohio-public-entities-were-issued-321-citations-2017-violating-public-r#comments Citizen Engagement Records Management Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:09:00 +0000 81251 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stack_of_Copy_Paper.jpg">Wikimedia&nbsp;Commons</a>.</p> 4 ways to make your city smarter http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/4-ways-make-your-city-smarter <div class="node-body blog-body">Ramin Massoumi, senior vice president and general manager of transportation systems business at Iteris, explains four key thought mindsets cities should adopt when preparing their cities for smart city upgrades.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/4-ways-make-your-city-smarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/4-ways-make-your-city-smarter#comments Broadband Smart Cities Viewpoints Wed, 07 Mar 2018 20:44:00 +0000 81211 at http://americancityandcounty.com