Smart City Procurement for Smart Cities
Anjanette (Angie) Raymond
Anjanette (Angie) Raymond is the Director of the Program on Data Management and Information Governance at the Ostrom Workshop, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Business Law and Ethics, at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at Maurer Law School (Indiana). She is currently completing her Ph.D. at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, the University of London where she is researching the creation of policy to assist in Managing Bias, Partiality, and Dependence in Online Justice Environments. Angie has widely written in the areas of online dispute resolution, data governance, artificial intelligence governance, privacy, international finance and commercial dispute resolution in such publications as the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Dispute Resolution, and Wisconsin Law Review.
Janine Hiller is a Professor of Business Law, Sorensen Professor in Finance, in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech. She is also the Director of Integrated Security initiatives in the Pamplin College of Business and has published widely in law and business journals. One branch of her research is at the intersection of law, ethics, and technology, including privacy and security in smart cities, health privacy, and law and ethics of data analytics in specific fields. Hiller started the Law and Ethics of Big Data Research Symposium, which has been held at Virginia Tech, Indiana University, and Wharton, and is going into its seventh year. Professor Hiller received a Fulbright Grant and the Distinguished Chair in Public International Law at Lund University, Sweden, at the Raoul Wallenberg Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in 2010 and was a Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan in 2016.
Being a “smart” city means many things, including choosing the right technology and technology partner to help solve a problem or manage a service most effectively. Decision making in this environment is complex and has unique challenges as the use of data and trust are central to success. Staying ahead of the innovation curve is crucial yet creating a process for negotiating contracts that procure sustainable benefits for the city and its citizens is also key. New questions abound and new approaches are needed. This session will cover introductory questions a city or community should consider in procuring and implementing “smart” technology.