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Data-Smart City Solutions
An initiative by the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School
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Internet of Things

The Urban Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is everywhere, with sensors and communication technologies embedded in all the materials of daily life. Today, the idea of the...

Civic Data

How Can Data and Analytics Be Used To Enhance City Operations?

What kinds of operations-enhancing questions have cities asked and answered with data and analytics? The catalog below is an ongoing, regularly-update...

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Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

Procurement Innovation NYC has hired a firm called Citymart in its effort to make its procurement processes more flexible and better able to accommod...

Regulation

A Gathering Revolution in Regulation

In cities around the country, we're seeing the beginning of fundamental change in how governments discharge their regulatory responsibilities. In some...

Civic Engagement

Customer-Driven Government

Introduction Public trust in government is low — of the 43 industries tracked in the American Customer Satisfaction Index, only one ranks lower than...

Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

Emerging Tech Route Fifty says the United States is behind the times in transit payment. While we do ticketing with a decades old, pre digital system...

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Good Ideas From Government’s Front Lines

Profiles

Indiana: A Showcase for the Integration of Visualization, Mobility, and Analytics

Profiles

Crowdsourcing Prediction

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How Chicago is Narrowing the Digital Divide