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'Smart' technology benefits? Indiana mayor looks for cost efficiency

by • 3 weeks ago

Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor of Gary, Indiana, says her city takes a practical approach to getting "smart" technology implemented in government.

'Smart cities' are growing faster than IT officials can secure them

by • 1 month ago

Smart cities offer a lot of "bright, shiny objects," but governments need to make sure their cybersecurity polices keep pace, speakers at a conference said.

One mayor's smart-city vision: No scooters, more surveillance

by • 1 month ago

The mayor of Montgomery, Alabama, says he doesn't want e-scooters, but that he is excited by new law-enforcement technologies.

Public safety data needs a strategy, Atlanta CIO says

by • 1 month ago

Atlanta's recent adoption of gunshot-detection devices means there's even more data the city find ways to share and manage.

5G promises to bring 21st-century infrastructure — and fun with robots

by • 1 month ago

At a smart cities conference in Atlanta, 5G was called as essential to cities today as sewers were in the 19th century. In the suburbs, it meant dancing robots.

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