The Federal government needs to invest in more AI research, development, and deployment (RD&D) to help develop smart cities and aid strained state and local budgets, according to a recent report.
The Cyber Navigators Act, H.R. 8011, would provide additional election-specific IT support to provide help monitoring systems and digesting data from cybersecurity information sharing and analysis centers, said Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., one of the bills cosponsors.
The General Services Administration (GSA) is well-known for its work implementing tech solutions across the Federal government, but a GSA official this week praised the work being done at the municipal level to provide 5G services in cities across the country.
Data can come in many forms – census data, tax information, even video footage – but whether data is structured in a spreadsheet or unstructured in myriad other forms used to be the key determinant in what insights could be drawn from it. Not anymore.
A team of academics and experts published a July 10 blueprint that acts as a template to help communities become “smart cities” by adopting a secure hybrid cloud architecture.
As part of its push towards open data, the City of Chicago published comprehensive data on Transportation Network Providers (TNP) – commonly known as ride-hailing companies – on April 12.
St. Petersburg, Fla., was named a Smart Gigabit Community by US Ignite, a non-profit organization that helps accelerate the smart city movement. As a Smart Gigabit Community, St. Petersburg will have access to “a low-latency and ultra-fast network with local cloud computing and storage capabilities.”
San Antonio appointed Brian Dillard as its chief innovation officer earlier this month, a move that would make his interim position in the role permanent.