Tags Big Data

How to improve IoT's role in city construction? Model it from the start, a new report says

by • 3 months ago

Sensors and other tools are often overlooked in design and architecture, Georgia Tech researchers find.

California is ditching bail, and now courts must choose a risk assessment tool

by • 3 months ago

As jurisdictions seek to replace the cash system with algorithm-based pretrial decisions, they'll look for guidance from those who have already been there.

'World's Smartest Intersection' debuts in Detroit

by • 6 months ago

Through a partnership with vendor Miovision, the city aims to have all of its intersections outfitted with an expandable application platform by the end of the year.

How Austin turned to social media to get the word out during March bombings

by • 6 months ago

Austin Mayor Steve Adler says technology played a huge role in helping to find the perpetrator while social media services like Twitter helped keep residents notified of potential threats.

Data training center for government opens at Johns Hopkins University

by • 7 months ago

Launched by nonprofit the Center for Government Excellence, a new online and on-site training center for government will feature courses on community engagement, open data, among others.

Cities can and should measure community well-being, experts say

by • 7 months ago

Through partnerships and persistence, cities can gather enough data to attain a nuanced understanding of the populace's overall health and comfort, speakers said at Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley.

10 cities named as finalists in Engaged Cities awards

by • 8 months ago

Three winners will be selected in May for outstanding ideas to solve public challenges that can be adopted by other communities around the world.

Government data firm Socrata acquired by public-sector software giant Tyler Technologies

by • 8 months ago

The Seattle-based Socrata will become Tyler's new Data and Insights division, executives from both firms said.

Code for America's founder wants to defend democracy with user-centered design

by • 9 months ago

Jennifer Pahlka says American government has the tools to function more effectively and fairly — it just needs "a little help."

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