Birmingham gets smart

Birmingham gets smart

Birmingham, Ala., is building a smart city future -- and is starting to see the fruits of its labor.

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Advice for the incoming class of CDOs

A new report aims to flatten the learning curve for new chief data officers.

Data insights, not ownership, will unleash innovation

Data insights, not ownership, will unleash innovation

The insights derived from government, commercial and public data, tools and analytics will deliver better public services with lower cost, less risk and more trust.

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Working groups tackle IoT security

National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s working groups made initial presentations on securing the internet of things.

IoT solution targets smart cities

Nokia IoT solution targets smart cities

Nokia updated its Internet of Things platform with pre-integrated applications for smart cities.

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167 satellite-years’ worth of space-weather data now available

Newly released data can help researchers detect radiation threats to satellites, aircraft, communications networks, navigation systems and the electric power grid.

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The infrastructure of things

Could Trump's promise to spend $1 trillion on infrastructure translate into smarter cities and better broadband?

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Getting roads ready for connected, autonomous vehicles

The Federal Highway Administration released a new guide to help transportation planners deploy and integrate vehicle-to-infrastructure technologies.

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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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