Dashboard visualizes health of urban populations (ShutterStock image)

Dashboard visualizes health of urban populations

The City Health Dashboard gives four pilot cities more accurate and actionable health metrics so officials can better target policies addressing their cities’ risk factors.

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The changing body-cam conversations

As communities get more experience with body-worn cameras, policies and focus are evolving, the Urban Institute finds.

Resolving IoT

Resolving IoT 'trust issues'

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for tools to facilitate the security, reliability and privacy of clusters of networked Internet of Things devices.

NY to try algorithm-driven pretrial risk assessments

NY to try algorithm-driven pretrial risk assessments

The governor is allowing judges to use “validated risk assessment” in pretrial determinations, but the fairness of the tools has been called into question.

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NYC wants more data from Uber

Uber's new data portal won't satisfy New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission, which is requesting drop-off location data to reduce the risks of driver fatigue.

visualization of economic data

'America’s data agency' makes economic info more visual

The Commerce Department wants to give users a way to better understand economic data.

Smart transportation hits interoperability speed bump

Smart transportation hits interoperability speed bump

Although many states are outfitting their roads with smart technology, they are still faced with interoperability challenges resulting from auto manufacturer-specific devices.

Cities explore environmental sensor networks

Cities explore environmental sensor networks

Baltimore and Lafayette, La., won $40,000 in seed money from the EPA for their plans to build systems to measure and manage environmental sensor data.

States must use data to drive modernization and strengthen security

States must use data to drive modernization and strengthen security

With intelligent, real-time insights from IT operations, agency leaders get a complete view of the enterprise allowing them to break down barriers to information sharing and innovation.

IoT broadens smart cities attack surface

IoT broadens attack surface of smart cities

As smart cities start investing in connected devices, there is arguably a much broader threat vector from botnets taking advantage of the unsecured Internet of Things.

Boston seeks creative ideas for smart city strategy

Boston seeks creative ideas for smart city strategy

The city is asking innovators to think of new ways it can deploy connected technology on existing assets to enhance service delivery.

Resiliency built on foundation of data, report says

Resiliency built on foundation of data, report says

Advances in data collection and assessment can support the nation’s resilience in the face of natural disasters, according to a new report.


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