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Bloomberg ends Democratic bid that pledged to take 'smart city' policies to White House
The former New York mayor who said he believes in "using data to inform decisions" admitted his $550 million campaign failed to convince voters that his city policies should be taken nationwide.
Don't let 'smart city' buzzwords confuse people, IT leaders say
If the public will interact with a project, they shouldn't be exposed to confusing terms that obscure the purpose of a project, IT officials told a conference audience.
Smart Cities Council launches sustainability-focused 2020 challenge
Five cities will win a year’s worth of assistance and advising from a network of urban technology experts.
Smart cities for president? Two ex-mayors could take the movement national
Michael Bloomberg and Pete Buttigieg ran their cities as data-driven, analytics-focused technocrats. Could they do the same for the whole country?
Courting mayors, Bloomberg says he'll bring data-driven 'smart' policies to White House
The billionaire and former mayor suggested his presidency would be a continuation of the “smart city” he pursued during his time leading New York City.
Time to level up your 'smart city' tech, says Baltimore DevOps chief
Most cities only have "Level 1" internet-of-things devices. It's time to start connecting them, says Baltimore director of digital DevOps Jet Lu.
Cities need specialists to keep pace with emerging tech, experts say
Panelists at the Consumer Electronics Show suggested cities hire people — which they referred to as "lookers" — to manage civic-tech pilot projects.
Kansas City, Missouri, lowers emphasis on 'smart city' projects
Alexander Braszko, the outgoing innovation chief, said his role is being eliminated in favor of a 12-member board appointed by a mayor who's been skeptical of smart-city projects.
Seattle's smart-city coordinator leaving for civic-tech consulting group
Kate Garman, Seattle's lead technology adviser to Mayor Jenny Durkan, announced she will move to CityFi in January.