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CTO Download: Designing Digital Strategy to Empower Prosperity | EfficientGov

From efficientgov.com

By overcoming challenges, mastering data and pursuing continuous innovation through digital strategy, IT can empower city government to achieve more.
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Internet of Things and smart cities: Seven things you need to know

From theinternetofallthings.com

From a technological viewpoint, IoT technologies are an integral and important element of all smart city deployments. They provide Internet-based connectivity across various sensors and devices in the urban environment.
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Happy Citizen Design - the future of living

From www.happycitizendesign.com

We believe cities should be designed around happiness, not technology or efficiency. We believe in co-creation of fun, engaging and happy citizen spaces, one project at a time, one neighborhood at a time to make the world a happy place again.
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Smart Cities: Montreal

From www.cio.com

Montreal's smart city strategy is built on strong partnerships with its vibrant community of startups. Computerworld braved a blustery winter storm to see what this Quebecois city has to offer.
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Trusting the numbers: How to measure poll credibility

From icitizen.com

Sample size, margin of error – what does all this polling jargon mean? Learn the ins and outs of what makes an effective poll in this blog.
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Request for Startups: News, Jobs, and Democracy

From blog.ycombinator.com

If you’re working on a startup or non-profit that addresses news, the future of work, or improving democracy, we’d love to see you apply.
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Urban Transit and Sustainable Networks

From www.ierek.com

Urban Transit Planning is constituted through defining goals and objectives, identifying problems, generating alternatives, evaluating alternatives, and dev
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Impact, Investment And Demand: Three Pillars For Civic Tech Success

From techcrunch.com

Last year was one of great momentum for civic tech. We saw more people and resources than ever enter the space, garnering interest from startups,..
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3 Insights from NLC’s Smart Cities Report

From www.statetechmagazine.com

The National League of Cities study includes recommendations on how governments can more effectively implement smart technology.
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A blueprint for smart city success

From www.rics.org

The city of Glasgow is acting as a national and global blueprint to demonstrate the additional value of making cities "smart". So what can we learn from Glasgow about the shape and advantages of our future cities?
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Zaha Hadid: her life and legacy

From www.youtube.com

Zaha Hadid, who died on 31 March 2016, was a world-famous architect. In life, she was respected or reviled, but seldom ignored. Born in Baghdad in 1950, a
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Placemaking for Peacemaking

From www.pps.org

How can we use placemaking as a strategy to promote peacemaking in vulnerable cities, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa region?

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The Next 5 Years in Open Data: 3 Key Trends to Watch (Industry Perspective)

From www.digitalcommunities.com

Open data is now table stakes, and any government that is not participating is behind its peers.
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Miami to be 'Smartscaped' Through a City-wide Digital Transformation

From sociable.co

In Miami no screen-glare is too strong and no beach is too sandy to escape the digital transformation taking over the city.
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Smart Cities Council: Meet our Readiness Challenge Grant finalists 

From smartcitiescouncil.com

Meet the 10 finalists for the first-ever Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grants. Learn about their initiatives and the people within the cities working to support them.
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City Data Matters: Lessons For India, Canada And The World

From www.huffingtonpost.ca

India is undoubtedly on the rise - and India's cities are starting to feel the strain. Challenges of poverty, infrastructure deficits, air quality, education and safety of women are key amongst the rising agenda for action in Indian cities.
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Parks as natural places for engagement across difference - Spacing National

From spacing.ca

Ahead of Park People’s first national city parks conference in Calgary this coming March 2017, Park People’s Jake Tobin Garrett caught up with keynote speaker Jay Pitter,  an author, placemaker, senior stakeholder engagement professional, and frequent Spacing contributor. Her work focuses on increasing the capacity, resources, and relationships required for co-creating more inclusive, safe, and …
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Deloitte Review, Special section: Smart cities and the future of mobility

From www.urenio.org

Will anyone still drive cars in years to come, or will the cars do all the driving themselves? How could technology transform our urban environments? And w
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Getting smart about affordable housing: trending concepts worth a look 

From smartcitiescouncil.com

As affordable housing pressures escalate and inventory increases, we're seeing a wide range of smart and creative approaches to housing low-income residents emerge -- from net zero units to wellness-focused complexes to places for artists to live and work. Are any of them an answer for your city?
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Setting Equity Goals for Digital Tools in New York City

From www.publicagenda.org

Communities looking to ensure engagement practices using technology are accessible and equitable will be interested in lessons PBNYC has learned while using digital tools in participatory budgeting.
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