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Engaging community is key for smart-city development, officials say
Speakers at a smart-cities conference outside Washington said their programs are only worthwhile if residents understand the new technologies being deployed in their communities.
Cities ply data against declining economic mobility
Under a new initiative funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, 10 cities will track data with the goal of reducing income inequality and boosting economic opportunity for individuals and families.
New Orleans data director Oliver Wise exits for Socrata
As director of the city's Office of Performance and Accountability, he helped found data and performance management programs that helped the city earn a reputation as a national leader.
Mapping collision-prone intersections in Seattle, New York and New Orleans
In an effort to end traffic deaths, Microsoft and Datakind team up on a study showing where and why vehicles collide.
New Orleans outlines plans for first open data policy
Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants to see his city establish a set policy for proactively releasing government data.
New Orleans rolling out multifactor authentication tool across city agencies
The city's embraced a new identity management tool to give employees more flexibility and security.
Police acting like 'Silicon Valley startups' in administration's open data push
From New Orleans to Orlando, Florida, police departments are finding new ways to engage their communities around open data.
Eight cities earn initial round of 'What Works Cities' funding
Just four months after the "What Works Cities" initiative was announced, the Bloomberg foundation has selected the first round of selected cities.