Darwin launches interactive guide to jumpstart AI use
As part of its robust Smart Darwin program, the Australian city has introduced a tool to promote broader and better use of artificial intelligence. They did so by building upon work done by another city.
A London borough uses digital addresses to help the homeless
The London Borough of Lewisham is using a product called ProxyAddress to match rough sleepers with virtual addresses tied to vacant buildings. This makes it easier for those experiencing homelessness to apply for jobs, get bank accounts, and access vital services.
Innovators of New Zealand: 10 Ways Cities are Driving Change
Local authorities in New Zealand are embracing new ways to modernise their services, streamline their efforts and improve citizens’ lives. Here are 10 stand-out innovation projects across the country.
How local governments can help bridge the digital divide
Bridging the digital divide seems daunting, but there are many ways for local governments to help. Anthea Foyer, Sector Development Officer, Interactive Digital Media Office at Toronto, ON, breaks down some ways local governments can be more involved in supplying hardware and access to the internet in underserved parts of their communities.
Citizen Engagement Part 4: accessible & inclusive engagement
Lancaster, PA partners with CitizenLab to boost inclusivity in engagement on city projects and more.
San José pledges to close their digital divide
Led by Chief Innovation Officer Jordan Sun, the City of San José is making strides to close their digital divide not only through enabling access to the internet and device distribution, but through digital literacy training to ensure their community members are equipped to enter the digital world.
San Jose, CA
Human centered design in digital transformation
The City of Unley’s Digital Transformation Lead, Alex Keay and Spatial and Business Intelligence Analyst, Stephen Yates talk about their “do more with less” approach to digital transformation and service delivery.
The City of Unley, SA
What drives Adelaide’s ‘designed for life’ goal? Innovation.
The innovative City of Adelaide remains open to new ideas and opportunities to help drive city initiatives when it comes to engaging their residents and improving service delivery. A true innovative city ‘designed for life.’
Waterly helps water utilities leverage tech on the go
The company provides software designed by water professionals to eliminate the manual work and enable seamless reporting and data sharing, saving water and wastewater utilities time and money.
Clark County, NV puts a hybrid spin on local government
The county’s human-centered approach promotes modernized services and workplace policies, while also retaining person-to-person connection.
Clark County, NV
Cities tap into digital currency to spur economic growth
Local digital currency may be more important than ever as governments look for ways to rebound from the devastating effects of COVID-19.
Voterfied allows cities to easily poll citizens on issues
The platform brings town halls, polls, and citizen engagement online.