Posts Tagged: city planning

Technology Advances a Smart City

Cisco, Qualcomm, Intel, SAP, and IBM have “Smart City” programs that promise to solve urban problems, involve citizens, conserve energy, and launch cities into a new “digital” future. Their marketing and technology expertise would have us believe that no city could run faster, better, and cheaper without more technology. Cisco has committed to create a… Read more »

GovLaunch- Online Game for City Planners

City planners now have a cool new tool for optimizing management strategies with IBM’s free CityOne game simulation. Users are challenged use the game’s urban environment by meeting profitability and revenue goals, increasing customer and citizen satisfaction, and making overall improvements to the city. For example, one challenge is to deliver high-quality water in the… Read more »