Internet of Things

Smart Procurement for Smart Cities

City officials face difficult challenges as they begin to weave a digital fabric through their streets and buildings. Not only do they need to confron...

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Data Visualization

Effective Engagement Combines Innovation with Public Outreach

The city of South Bend, Ind., tackled urban blight in short order, rehabilitating or demolishing 1,000 abandoned properties two months ahead of the 1,...

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Civic Analytics Network

A Guide to Chicago’s Array of Things Initiative

The 606, Chicago’s rails-to-trails project that stretches for 4.2 miles on the city’s northwest side, has been popular with residents and visitors eve...

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Civic Analytics Network

The Summit on Data-Smart Government Brings Civic Analytics Leaders to Cambridge

Last month, the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School hosted the inaugural Summit on Data-Smart Government, convening nonprofit, government, and academ...

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Civic Analytics Network

Summit on Data-Smart Government: Resources and Materials

Below is a collection of resources from the 2017 Data-Smart Summit presented by the Civic Analytics Network (CAN).  Tuesday, November 7, 2017 1-2:3...


Map of the Month

Map of the Month is an initiative of the Innovations in Government Program at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and In...

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