local government

June 16, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday: Smarter Solutions for Healthier Communities

Technology for the People: Being a German native and given my personal and professional commitment to helping those who commit their lives to public service, this particular topic of innovation is near and dear to my heart. It’s all about the end user – the patient, the care provider or the facility administrator – not […]

June 9, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday: Are Efficient Public Services Any Good?

Just Ask Dave: Properly and efficiently delivering public services to your constituency can be as important as keeping someone like poor Dave out of the metaphorical doghouse. Or when you consider something such as serving your senior citizens, easy, cost-effective access to services can be absolutely life saving. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtrioY8MGfI People today expect more transparent, accessible, […]

May 5, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Making Streetcars Smarter in Kansas City

Here at Cisco, we think there’s never been a better time to make cities smarter and Kansas City, Missouri is helping to lead this charge with its smart streetcar debut this week. Kansas City is getting even smarter by tapping into technology advances to change the way people work and live today which is on […]

June 24, 2014

GOVERNMENT

#SmartConnectedCity Series: Accessing Remote Experts for Government Services

Following last week’s New Cities Summit, I have renewed interest in some of the technologies being implemented to improve citizen services. For example, as a citizen of the Dallas metroplex, I was intrigued by many of the solutions and applications the City of Dallas has put into place on its quest to become a smart […]

#SmartConnectedCity Series: IoE-fficiency through Interactive Citizen Services

One of the key themes that emerged this year from local government leaders at the New Cities Summit is that citizen engagement is a critical component to make our cities better. This theme was reiterated over and over throughout the sessions to really underscore its importance: more effective citizen engagement leads to better outcomes for […]