#WednesdayWalkabout Series: Big Data Benefits for the Digital Citizen
Co-authored with Munish Khetrapal Big data, what’s the big deal? With the pressure to innovate faster, the onslaught of rapid urbanization, and heightened citizen expectations, government organizations and...
#WednesdayWalkabout Series Kickoff: The Internet of Everything and Tomorrow’s Digital Cities, Today
Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp It’s Here and It’s Happening Now As large populations shift to urban areas, cities are under tremendous pressure to compete economically and grow sustainably....
#SmartConnectedCity Series Wrap-up: IoE, Smart+Connected Communities, and the Future of Cities
Imagine what a city could and should look like in several years. What do you see? What will be top of mind for citizens?
#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 […]
#SmartConnectedCity Series: Dallas, Big Smart Things Happen Here
If Dallas only brings images of football games and TV soap operas to mind, it’s time to re-consider this southern city. A year ago, Dallas faced some challenges adopting comprehensive sustainability programs. But since then, the city has not stagnated in its journey to become smart and connected. Recently, Dallas has caught the attention of […]