Posts tagged smart cities
Rhonda Binda shortlisted in Europe's 2018 Smart Cities People's Choice Award

Venture Smarter's VP of Policy, Rhonda Binda, has been shortlisted for the 2018 Smart Cities People's Choice Award and needs your vote!  The award is part of the IoT World Series and the winner will be announced at the Smart to Future Cities Summit on Wednesday, April 25th in London.  Among 6 others shortlisted, Rhonda is the only representative from the United States!

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The future of data is democratization and exchanges

Data allows us to make optimized decisions that don’t rely on gut feelings or assumptions but instead on real-results and actionable insights.  Smart Cities will have HUGE data requirements. With that in mind, we must correct the course of big data planning to avoid death by data overload and silos of data sets. Thematically, we must consider:

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Midwest leaders create a brain trust for smart, regional growth

A collaboration sprouted throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana is beginning to gain attention. The Regional Smart Cities Initiative is adding cohesiveness to smart city conversations and helping to develop an agile planning architecture to encourage smart, regional growth in collaboration with stakeholders worldwide. Leaders of the initiative are working with international bodies to create the first sets of municipal smart city standards, and are hoping to support Venture Smarter's mission of democratizing smart planning.

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