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SCC in the News
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.
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.
The Smart Cities Council partnered with Illinois CIO Hardik Bhatt to jump start the state's use of connected technologies, taking a page from "smart cities" playbook. Click to read more.
Smart Cities Council Founder and Chairman Jesse Berst weighs in on the definition of a smart city in this article focused on Kansas City’s smart transportation and street lighting transformations.
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.
The representatives of the Smart Cities industry along with Founder & Director of the Smart Cities Council India met Dr. Nitin Kareer, Principal Secretary, Urban Development Department for the Government of Maharashtra.
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.
Wayne Rash included remarks from Walker Kimball of Bechtel in his eWeek coverage of the Council's Smart Cities Week event in Washington, D.C. in September of 2015. Click to read a brief excerpt from the eWeek story and to get a link to the full report.
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.