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MasterCard blog: How Smart Cities are Making the Digital Age Work for Their Citizens

10/17/2014

In a guest post on the MasterCard blog, Council Chairman Jesse Berst provides real-world examples of how cities that have digitized their payments systems are reducing costs at the same time they’re offering citizens more benefits, more convenience and more inclusion.

Fedscoop: ‘Shark Tank’ meets smart cities at NIST’s Global Cities workshop

10/01/2014

Council Cities Director Sandra Baer was interviewed in conjunction with the NIST global cities workshop, a gathering of leaders from government, private industry, nonprofits and academia focused on ways cities can leverage the Internet of Things. Click for an excerpt and link to the full article.

Wired: Smart Cities - What Are People Really Thinking? They’re Already Telling You

08/13/2014

How social media analytics can help city leaders use their resources more effectively is the focus of an article by Jesse Berst that appears in the Innovation Insights section of Wired. It highlights some of the work in this area being done by Council Lead Partner IBM and Associate Partner BehaviorMatrix. Click for an excerpt and link to the full article.

EL&P: Collaborating With Utility Customers--What to Do (and Why You Should)

06/25/2014

Electric Light & Power -- an influential publication that targets utility industry professionals -- featured a story by Council Editorial Director Liz Enbysk that focused on why its important for utilities to get in front of the smart cities trend as another opportunity to deepen and improve their customer relationships.

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