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How Indianapolis plans to use data to change lives

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Kevin Ebi, managing editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how Indianapolis plans to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

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Las Vegas officials respond to shooting, others across country voice support

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Police and officials in Las Vegas are gathering answers to last night’s mass shooting in the city.

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Former California city employee pleads guilty to embezzling over $600,000

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A former employee of the Glendale, Calif.

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Trending: More government workers are using standing desks at the office (with related video)

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Look for more government staffers to rely on standing desks in the future, says Jason McCann, VARIDESK CEO.

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Team bid evaluations: Guide to effective performance

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Are you interested in making informed contract award decisions and choosing the right suppliers?

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Building smarter

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Terrence McManus

Although the issue is often overlooked, cities wil

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Millennials in transit

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Young peoples’ shifting attitudes regarding transportation will change the way our cities operate

Young peoples’ shifting

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Public and private marriage

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For P3s to be successful, governments must educate themselves, dispel common misconceptions and carefully tailor their projects' approaches

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The rise of citizen data scientists in government

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LiveStories Founder and CEO Adnan Mahmud explains why empowering "citizen data scientists" with emerging tools can help governments in the struggle to attract new IT talent.

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Simplified Management and Modern Learning Tools: A Fresh Approach to Education

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Discover how technology is improving the educational operations while increasing efficiencies in building a better community

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How to Ensure Mobile Device Performance When It’s Mission Critical or Disaster Strikes?

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When disasters happen, like Hurricane Harvey or data centers fail, you need reliable connectivity, visibility and intelligent control!

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Court strikes down measures in Massachusetts city drone ordinance

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The U.S.

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Police sue Nebraska city over health insurance changes

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Changes in insurance policy have led a police union and a Nebraska city’s officers to sue the city.

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Coops can be useful tools for IT buys

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Wyoming state procurement manager says cooperative contracts can be a time-saver

Wyoming's Brett Adams-Case says cooperative

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Smart Cities Summit 2017

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Smart Cities Summit is back. Join us, and put your ideas into action.

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Humanity amid the opioid crisis

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American City & County Staff Writer Jason Axelrod opines on how local governments are handling the opioid crisis

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The 25 worst cities for raising a family

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Personal finance website WalletHub analyzed the 150 most populated American cities using 41 metrics to determine the best and worst places to raise a family. We've included the bottom 25 cities here.

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Smarter networks make smarter airports

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Nokia Aviation Program Practice Lead Richard van Wijk explains why modern communication networks are essential to airports.

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Riots erupt in St. Louis, police response deemed inappropriate by many

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Police response to protests over the acquittal of a St.

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Florida communities continue recovery processes after Irma devastation

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Florida communities are continuing the long road of recovery following Hurricane Irma’s devastation earlier this month.

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Inclusionary zoning for affordable housing: Are you asking the right questions?

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Liz Enbysk, editor of the Smart Cities Council’s Compassionate Cities initiative, explains how inclusionary zoning could help developers incorporate affordable housing into new projects in exchange

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Police remove protesters from Philadelphia city council meeting following disruption

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The Philadelphia city council’s first meeting back after its summer break was anything but routine.

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The 25 best cities for raising a family

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Raising a family is an exciting endeavor, and moving can be a component of that endeavor. That said, location can have a major effect on families' qualities of life.

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Small City, Big Success: A Guide to Infrastructure Asset Management

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You know there must be an easier way to run your small community with confidence and clarity

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Cloud-based solution helps San Jose transform citizen interactions

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In late 2016, San Jose hired systems integrator AST Corporation to implement Oracle Service Cloud, which would provide the city with a consolidated service request and communications management soluti

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Fighting Zika by trapping and killing mosquitos

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DynaTrap has helped Miami reduce its mosquito population in the wake of the Zika virus's spread.

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New Hampshire fire crew relies on ladder apparatus with a long reach

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The Keene, N.H., Fire Department recently ordered a Pierce Ascendant 107-foot steel heavy-duty aerial ladder to add to its fleet from Pierce Manufacturing.

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Houston mayor proposes tax hike to aid in Harvey recovery

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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is seeking city council approval for a property tax increase to contribute to Hurricane Harvey recovery expenses.

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How automated workflows can alleviate public sector inefficiencies

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Erik Severinghaus, chief strategy & alliances officer for business process automation company SpringCM, explains why cities should follow businesses' lead in pursuing workflow automation.

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Coop Purchasing: Where is it Headed?

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Several emerging trends and experts offer clues.

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Your IT Spend is 50 Percent More Than You Think

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Jonathan White

How much do you think your organization spends on IT?

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Want a Greater ROI for Your Procurement Technology Investments? Invest More in Talent

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Greg Higgins

For a procurement organization to be successful, it needs to consider the “human factor.”

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The Evolution of Wisconsin’s IT Procurement Best Practices Playbook

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Richard Pennington

Wisconsin’s Bureau of Procurement recently won a George Cronin Award for Procurement Excellence for its

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Suppliers are Certifiable

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Certifications are important on the supply side, too.

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The Definitive Guide to Hiring An Energy Advisor, Part 5: Independence is Key

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Bob Wooten

Independence is achieved when an energy advisor is not directly affiliated with any particular electricity or nat

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Doing Delegations Right

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Stephen B.

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As Florida governments respond to Irma, others prepare for storm

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As Hurricane Irma has swept through Florida, cities have taken measured action to uphold order in their jurisdictions.

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Procurement chief: Keeping track of paperwork is key when buying from coops

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Yakima Wash.’s Sue Ownby says well-organized coop documents can be useful in an audit

Procurement manager Sue Ownby says it

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Data prophets

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Trey Clark

Predictive data analytics will make fleets better and ci

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The drone dilemma

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Caught between federal rules, legal ambiguity and public service, local governments struggle to find their places in governing private and commerci

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The social net-worth

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Social media isn’t just for cat memes and selfies; these networks are powerful tools local governments are using to connect and communicate with

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Reducing Cost with Retro Commissioning

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HVACs typically account for over 50% of energy consumption, making it a primary target for cost avoidance via energy conservation measures

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Municipal adoption of the cloud

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Pete Eichorn, Director of Technology at NIC Inc., explains why municipal governments should learn more about the cloud and adopt cloud technology

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Smart Communities and Transportation Workshop

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Location

Nest headquarters
Palo Alto, CA
United States
37° 26' 30.7788" N, 122°

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First responders across U.S. flock to Texas for Harvey relief efforts

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Teams of first responders across the country have converged in Texas to aid local and state officials in Tropical Storm Harvey relief efforts.

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Nominations now open for AC&C’s 2017 leadership awards

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Every year American City & County honors public officials from across the county for their impressive accomplishments and outstanding leadership.

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Houston government, infrastructure criticized in Harvey’s wake

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Houston’s infrastructure and government have come under fire for not adequately handling the fallout that Hurricane Harvey brought to the city.

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Are Your Energy Usage Patterns Creating Cost Saving Opportunities?

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Energy is typically the second largest cost for government organizations and according to Energy Star, 30% of it is wasted

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Phoenix Police defend use of tear gas, pepper spray against Trump rally protesters

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The Phoenix Police Department and other government officials have defended its use of nonlethal weapons to control a crowd protesting a speech from President Donald Trump, as well as its associated ra

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New York City Council approves ‘office of nightlife’

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A famous New York music group once sang, “you’ve gotta fight for your right to party,” but now the city itself is lending a helping hand.

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