City governments everywhere are experiencing disruption linked to the explosive growth of smart city technologies and Big Data. Instead of shying away from this period of change, government staffers in a number of locations are embracing digital strategies designed to accelerate city-wide sustainability priorities. The resulting strategies, published in the guide, center on three main themes: putting people first; creating innovation-rich cultures; and building new capacities.
How 12 Cities are Charting a Course to Being Truly "Smart"
6 May 2015 by Melanie Nutter and Michael Crowley