September 24, 2014
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Data-Smart City Solutions
  • The Core Features of the Data-Powered City
By 2050, more than 75 percent of the world's population will live in urban areas. But without substantive changes in governance, city halls will be unable to meet the needs of this growing population. Infusing government operations with the latest technological advances is no panacea, but it suggests the most promising way out of business-as-usual governance. The data-driven revolution cannot come soon enough. Too many local governments are mired in century-old, rule-bound structures that stifle collaboration and problem solving. And citizens, whose trust in government is at an all-time low, have little sense that they can play a role in the social fabric of their cities....
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