Data-Smart City Solutions
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Internet of Things
When firefighters respond to an emergency call about a building, they have a very short window of time to assess the situation and plan a response. Al...
July 28, 2016
This summer, the Smart Chicago Collaborative is working with the City of Chicago and the operators of the Array of Things urban sensing project to eng...
July 28, 2016
One of the great promises of open government this decade has been that it can serve as a catalyst for a new civic-centered “innovation ecosystem.” Thi...
July 27, 2016
Stephen Goldsmith wrote that informed disagreement is a key ingredient for improvements in governmental efficiency. He shares different approaches to...
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July 22, 2016
Major improvements in governmental efficiency obviously will occur only when they are driven by the leader of a city, state or agency. Leaders who acc...
July 21, 2016
May 27, 2016: Chicago's Predictive Analytics for Shootings
Many private entities use data to try to predict outcomes and law enforcement agencies are...
July 18, 2016
About The Book
The Responsive City is the ultimate resource for public officials, government staff, and civic leaders to understand how to leverage new technologies and data platforms to fulfill the promise of effective and efficient local government.
About the Project Director
Stephen Goldsmith is the Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and the Director of the Innovations in Government Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. His latest book is The Responsive City.