As jurisdictions invest more heavily in modern digital infrastructures, now is the time to make sure digital inclusion is a purposeful part of any public sector tech strategy.
Posts Tagged: Kansas City
Governments of all sizes have created data and analytics departments to assess what they have, coordinate communication between agencies and report stories that the numbers show.
In Kansas City, citizens used to report potholes after they were formed. But the Public Works department’s director devised a method of predicting where potholes would develop.
Read on to learn more about the nuances of Bennett’s job as CIO and how Kansas City is steadily becoming a city of the future.
IoT provides cities an opportunity to keep up with changing citizen demands for connectivity. As technology becomes more and more prevalent in everyday life, citizens expect more connectivity throughout the city.
“Data can be beautiful, and it should be.” That’s what Julie Steenson, Deputy Performance Officer for the City of Kansas City, described as the inspiration behind the city’s engagement with data and citizens in Wednesday’s online training, “How Kansas City Engaged Citizens with Open Data.” In order to make data accessible to a wide variety ofRead… Read more »
In March, Google announced that it had chosen Kansas City, Kansas to be its first high speed fiber community. Now, thanks to successful lobbying efforts by the community an additional agreement with Kansas City Power & Light and Great Plains Energy, the companies will install fiber-optic lines along existing electrical infrastructure thereby extending the networkRead… Read more »