smartconnectedcity

July 29, 2015

GOVERNMENT

#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...

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 […]

June 19, 2014

GOVERNMENT

#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 […]