Civic Tech

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  • Research Report

Public trust in American lawmakers (particularly at the national level), elections and democratic institutions has plummeted in recent years. While there are many contributing factors, the explosion of digital information, digital misinformation…

blockchain imagery
blockchain imagery
  • CitiesSpeak

Autonomous vehicles. On-demand everything. Gig jobs. Big data. Tech innovations are shaping life in cities — impacting how we commute to work and school, altering the way we respond to climate change, and shaping the job opportunities that are…

Mayor Wayne Messam
Mayor Wayne Messam
  • CitiesSpeak

How did a small community of less than ten thousand residents begin to increase public engagement in a way that is helpful to both local officials and constituents?

This is a guest post by Nick Mastronardi and…

photo - The Future of Civic Engagement
photo - The Future of Civic Engagement
  • CitiesSpeak

"FirstNet is the first effort I know of where cross disciplines – police, fire, EMS, mayors, city councils – have all been united." -Tom Sorley, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Houston, Texas

This is a guest…

photo - As Cities Become ‘Smart’, Public Safety Looks to FirstNet for Priority Broadband
photo - As Cities Become ‘Smart’, Public Safety Looks to FirstNet for Priority Broadband
  • Research Report

The capture and analysis of data is transforming the 21st Century. As society becomes more data driven, data has the ability to drive the bottom line for private companies and help the public sector to define where and how services can best be…