SMART-CITY Archives | Goverment CIO Outlook
Govciooutlook
smart-city

From Patrol Officer to Technology Lead: Steps that Enable Officers to Make the Transition
Govciooutlook >> cioviewpoint

Jack Hanagriff, Law Enforcement Liaison, City of Houston

I remember getting my first MDT, or mobile data terminal—a car computer. It changed my whole world. I was running plates and pulling cars over faster than ever. The additional information about the vehicle and its driver increased the level...

Innovating Intelligently
Govciooutlook >> news

Joe Iannello, VP and CIO, Capital Metro

Regardless of what business you are in, whether you work in the private or public sector—if you are selling or providing a product or service to your customers— then innovation is a critical success factor in gaining and retaining...

The Smart City Revolution is Here!
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

It is essential that one looks at the driving forces behind the smart city and how personal data joins in to generate a fuller understanding of what it means to live in an intelligent city. FREMONT, CA: A core factor that drives smart city is...

Smart City: Stay Connected with Future-Proofing
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

Future-proofing is the method of foreseeing the future and developing processes of reducing the effects of stresses and shocks of future events. FREMONT, CA: Sensors today are tasked to do every other work—they identify when a central...

Exploring the Path of E-governance Evolution
Govciooutlook >> cioviewpoint

Jason Brookins, Director Information Technology, Clayton County Board of Commissioners

E-Governance is a relatively new concept that has created quite a buzz within the local government sectors over the past few years. While the exact definition has yet to be firmly established, Dr. Sharon Dawes, a senior fellow at the College of...

Smart Cities: A Safer and Smart Future for Smart People
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

FREMONT, CA: Smart cities need to be protected. The valuable and future lucrative assets must be protected. Smart cities express has got a big green signal o its way to its final destination. Convincing buyers of the 'smart service' the...

Smart Cities Protect Health and Life of Urban Residents Globally
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

The world is rapidly urbanizing.  Although cities have the greatest wealth on earth, they also generate 70 percent of CO2 emissions and consume two-thirds of energy globally. Their sustainable growth is in question as more people move into...

Cities going Smart with the Big Data to Become City of the Future
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

The Smart City idea has been actively involved for a long time. Cities are identified as smart cities of the future. Smart cities can profoundly change our lives at many levels, like less pollution, waste, traffic problems, and energy savings, at...

How to Overcome the Challenges Faced by Smart City Projects
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

The concept of exploring smart city has become fast and tedious with technological advancements such as big data analytics, Internet of Things(IoT) and the proliferation of cloud computing. However, utilization of this progressive concept is...

Addressing Privacy Concerns of Smart Cities
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

Citizens are becoming aware of the vast amount of data collected to bring their cities to a higher level of efficiency. This raises several issues and concerns about privacy in smart cities. While the city governments technically belong to the...

Monetizing Data generated by New Urban Technology Projects
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

Big data has become a key basis for professional firms to compete and grow, and it already affects every area of business, including real estate, construction, and built environment. Spatially-referenced big data affects every aspect of the survey...

5G Technology: Protect Environment and Promote Long-term Sustainability
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

One day, the smart city movement may be the most transformative step in urbanization history. Smart cities can save the world as much as $22 trillion by 2050, according to the Global Economy & Climate Commission. With traffic congestion,...

Smart Cities: Nurtures a Healthier Way of Life for its Citizens
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

Climate change is undeniably a highly debated topic and with decreasing natural resources, as well as rising life expectancies, it is recognized that smart cities are no longer just a futuristic idea or a nice idea to have, but may be essential to...

Factors To Consider Before Building Smart Cities
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

Key factors that help in building a smart city are intelligent transport, climate adaption management, and smart lighting. Smart cities will positively impact the lifestyle of the people. New York can be an excellent example for smart cities, the...

Importance of GIS in Building a Smart City
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

Smart Cities can be defined as a data-driven environment aimed to provide sustainability, driven by information and communication technology along with the use of other disruptive technologies in multiple application scenarios. The...

Smart Cities: Connected through 5G
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

The more population have shifted to cities, the more law and order have become vulnerable. According to the United Nations, the urban population will be increased by 2.5 billion. But, to maintain a city properly, it is essential to implement the...

Smart Parking of the Future
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

In this new age, standard parking is inefficient, frustrating, and time-consuming. An ingenious parking system is a need for the hour to cope with the rising population and shrinking public parking space. A driver spends an average of 10 to 20...

How can Cities become Smarter with Technology in 2019
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

With smartphones reaching their innovative peak status and many telecom vendors ready to roll out 5G subscriptions, not only cities but even rural areas are going to become part of the smart community. IoT devices, proper use of collected data and...

IoT Enabled Smart Cities: A step towards Advancement
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

The IoT or Internet of Things is supposed to revolutionize the way one interacts with the technology and will fundamentally change the way one lives their lives. The key attribute of this innovation is its ability to transfer data across the...

Risk Mitigation: The Need of the Hour for Smart Cities
Govciooutlook >> cxoinsights

Public health and Public safety lead the city to transform into a smart city. Having a framework to take and implement changes or upgrades in a city to make it safe from cybercrime and technical failures. Four key domains can be kept in mind while...