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Statescoop: Smart Cities Council releases online edition of innovation readiness guide


The new interactive Smart Cities Council Readiness Guide makes it easier for cities to explore economic, environmental and social sustainability options by providing expert advice and real-world examples of smart cities transformations.

StateTech: White House urges federal-local smart cities collaboration


A presidential advisory panel recommends that the federal government should get more involved with smart city developments. Smart Cities Council Founder and Chairman Jesse Berst says cities should work on small projects if they can’t adopt large-scale programs and should focus on their most urgent priorities. Click for more.

ICMA: Smart Cities Council teams up with ICMA to survey communities on smart city practices nationwide


The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) partnered with the Smart Cities Council to conduct a first-ever national research study to gain further insight into the practices, policies, programs and partnerships that communities in the United States undertake under the umbrella of smart city initiatives. Read the story for details.

TM Forum Launches End-to-End Smart City Maturity and Benchmarking Model


A MoU has been signed between TM Forum, the Smart Cities Council, Shanghai Academy and the World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments (WeGO) to promote the adoption of the TM Forum Smart City Maturity & Benchmark Model to over 300 cities worldwide. Click here to read more.

IoT Evolution: AT&T joins Smart Cities Council, continues investing in industry leadership


Writing for IoT Evolution World, Ken Briodagh highlights AT&T's announcement that it is continuing its leadership in the smart cities space by joining the Smart Cities Council and working with the Dallas Innovation Alliance. Click to read an excerpt from the IoT Evolution article.

CivSource: Smart Cities Week - Cubic and MasterCard launch the Urbanomics Mobility Project


Read what CivSource writer Bailey McCann said about the Urbanomics Mobility Project previewed by Cubic Transportation Systems and MasterCard during Smart Cities Week, which took place in Washington, D.C. in September, 2015.