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Call for Innovation/Ideas
Call for Innovations (or Ideas) is a new procurement tool in which cities/towns issue first a problem statement rather than specifications.
Smart Neighborhood Pilot Programs
Smart neighborhood pilots test how to arrange smart city technology in order to analyze and address specific goals & problems in a neighborhood.
Array of Things in Chicago
The Array of Things (AoT) is a pilot network of interactive, modular sensor boxes to be installed around Chicago beginning in 2016 to collect real-time data on the city’s environment, infrastructure, and activity for research and public use.
Boston’s City Hall to Go
City Hall To Go visits Boston’s neighborhoods throughout the year, offering a select menu of city services directly to constituents. The truck can also be deployed to special events, block parties and street festivals, as well as select seasonal services as resident needs shift throughout the year.
Los Angeles – Sustainable City pLAn & Dashboard
The Sustainable City pLAn is a roadmap for a Los Angeles to align environmental, health, economic, and equity goals. The plan includes both short term results and long term goals, as well as a dashboard of sustainability metrics for reporting near-term plan elements.
Glasgow’s Future City Dashboard
The city of Glasgow, Scotland created a customizable dashboard for residents and tourists including information on weather, air quality, transportation and more.
South Florida Sea Level Rise Toolkit
Florida International University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and partners are developing the Sea Level Rise Toolbox to depict future sea level rise and coastal flooding. The goal is to help residents and businesses prepare and adapt ahead of damaging water and flooding.
Digital Services Playbook
Digital services projects (email campaign, websites, mobile apps) too often fail to meet expectations. For government agencies, several factors contribute to unused or unusable features: outdated project development practices, outdated procurement regulations, and no avenue to fix bugs after a launch. In response, the U.S. Chief Information Officer and the Federal CIO Council created the Digital Services Playbook, which identifies a series of “plays” drawn from new practices such as agile development to help agencies successfully deliver digital services.
District Hall – Boston’s Innovation Hub
District Hall, operated by a unique public-private partnership, sets itself apart as a public purpose, civic entity to convene all people, ideas and sectors as part of Boston’s Innovation District.
Made in New York Digital Map
To support and expand the technology sector, New York City created a user-updated map showing the location of tech fimrs, funders and office space.