Technology http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6631/more en Creating smart communities in southern Nevada http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/creating-smart-communities-southern-nevada <div class="node-body blog-body">Clark County, Nev. Commissioner and Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Chairman Larry Brown explains several smart cities initiatives being implemented in the Las Vegas Valley region.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/creating-smart-communities-southern-nevada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/creating-smart-communities-southern-nevada#comments Smart Cities Technology Viewpoints Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:30:00 +0000 82861 at http://americancityandcounty.com Readiness Challenge: How Las Vegas’s spirit of innovation will benefit all http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/readiness-challenge-how-las-vegas-s-spirit-innovation-will-benefit-all <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi, global managing editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how Las Vegas took advantage of its Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge to focus on mobility, civic engagement and public safety.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/readiness-challenge-how-las-vegas-s-spirit-innovation-will-benefit-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/readiness-challenge-how-las-vegas-s-spirit-innovation-will-benefit-all#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:26:00 +0000 82801 at http://americancityandcounty.com Anchorage fortifies its computer systems as hackers attack neighboring municipalities http://americancityandcounty.com/government-security/anchorage-fortifies-its-computer-systems-hackers-attack-neighboring-municipaliti <div class="node-body article-body">A potent cyber attack is spreading through local Alaskan governments, but the state’s biggest municipality is determined not to fall victim to it.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/government-security/anchorage-fortifies-its-computer-systems-hackers-attack-neighboring-municipaliti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/government-security/anchorage-fortifies-its-computer-systems-hackers-attack-neighboring-municipaliti#comments Government Security Records Management Mon, 06 Aug 2018 19:34:00 +0000 82761 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Anchorage, Alaska skyline. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anchorage_from_Earthquake_Park.jpg" target="_blank">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> The evolution of connectivity: Cities focus on increasing need for 5G infrastructure http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/evolution-connectivity-cities-focus-increasing-need-5g-infrastructure <div class="node-body blog-body">Phil Kelley, senior vice president of corporate development and strategy at shared communications infrastructure provider Crown Castle, explains the many benefits of implementing 5G-enabling small cells, beyond connecting with others. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/evolution-connectivity-cities-focus-increasing-need-5g-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/evolution-connectivity-cities-focus-increasing-need-5g-infrastructure#comments Broadband Viewpoints Mon, 30 Jul 2018 21:32:00 +0000 82721 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, 30 Jul 2018 19:56:00 +0000 81541 at http://americancityandcounty.com Why cities in the Rust Belt should invest in IoT http://americancityandcounty.com/cloud-computing/why-cities-rust-belt-should-invest-iot <div class="field-byline"> Scott Fadness </div> <div class="field-deck"> For Rust belt cities, IoT is an opportunity, says Fishers, Ind. Mayor Scott Fadness </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For Rust belt cities, IoT is an opportunity, writes Fishers, Ind. Mayor Scott Fadness.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/cloud-computing/why-cities-rust-belt-should-invest-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/cloud-computing/why-cities-rust-belt-should-invest-iot#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 27 Jul 2018 20:21:00 +0000 82711 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Indiana IoT Lab - the first city-funded IoT incubator of its kind - recently opened it&rsquo;s doors in Fishers, Ind. The lab will lay a foundation for grassroots IoT innovation in the city.</p> Industry Insights: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/industry-insights-geographic-information-systems-gis <div class="field-deck"> Q&A with Robert Locke, vice president of government solutions at EagleView. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Robert Locke, vice president of government solutions at EagleView, provides some insights into how governments can best do business with the GIS industry.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/industry-insights-geographic-information-systems-gis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gis-gps/industry-insights-geographic-information-systems-gis#comments GIS & GPS Products at Work GIS & GPS Fri, 27 Jul 2018 19:36:00 +0000 82691 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Robert Locke, vice president of government solutions at EagleView.</p> How Cary, N.C., is tearing down silos http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-cary-nc-tearing-down-silos <div class="node-body blog-body">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 the city.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-cary-nc-tearing-down-silos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-cary-nc-tearing-down-silos#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 23 Jul 2018 20:10:00 +0000 82621 at http://americancityandcounty.com Five ways to automate government workflow http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/five-ways-automate-government-workflow <div class="node-body blog-body">Chris Byers, CEO of data management company Formstack, explains how digital forms can improve governments' efficiency and customer experiences.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/five-ways-automate-government-workflow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/five-ways-automate-government-workflow#comments Records Management Viewpoints Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:56:00 +0000 82591 at http://americancityandcounty.com How cities are satisfying the public's new appetite for mobility options http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-cities-are-satisfying-publics-new-appetite-mobility-options <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi, explains how cities are trying to satisfy the public's new desires for mobility options.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-cities-are-satisfying-publics-new-appetite-mobility-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-cities-are-satisfying-publics-new-appetite-mobility-options#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:25:00 +0000 82561 at http://americancityandcounty.com