GovTech recently highlighted a panel from conference sponsored by the Center for Data Innovation in Washington, DC that looked at the implications of big data and open data at the local government level.
It’s no secret cities want to be smarter. Municipalities have spearheaded efforts and initiatives for years to increase and improve services for citizens. But today the term “smart” is synonymous with “big data” and “open data” — and it effectively raises the bar for city leaders and staff.
You can read more about the panel and find links to video of the discussion here.