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
Australian cities make the shift to 100% green energy
A number of cities are using wind, solar, and hydro power to run government and other city buildings — and they’re doing it in innovative ways.
Camden boosts digital engagement and will share the playbook
The London Borough of Camden received funding through the Local Digital Fund to make a digital “playbook” on consultation and engagement and to develop a digital site notice.
Leeds, GB develops an app to combat loneliness
The award-winning mobile app combines crowd-sourcing and geolocation with human-centred services to facilitate social outreach.
Leeds City Council, GB
Durban, SA emphasises harm reduction to address addiction
The city leveraged strong partnerships to provide services to its homeless population during the pandemic. The result was the country’s largest and most successful drug withdrawal treatment programme.
London, ON uses AI to fight chronic homelessness
Not only has the city built a model to identify and support at-risk individuals sooner, it open sourced the code so any government can do the same.
Fingal County, IE, uses app to foster and reward engagement
The Council is seeking to make the local-decision making process more inclusive via a mobile app that offers incentives for answering consultations.
Fingal County Council, IE
Corona, CA goes virtual to re-envision how government works
The city pioneered a cloud-based VDI system that allows for secure, remote operations and introduces the possibility of a flexible, on-demand local government workforce.
Naperville, IL goes back to basics to build IT foundation
The city is focusing its efforts on bringing in the right people, establishing the right priorities, setting up the right technology, and documenting the right processes.
Indianapolis, IN boosts mobility by pivoting away from cars
The city’s transit authority is looking to rapid transit and other solutions to deliver sustainable and cost-effective alternatives to driving.
Colerain Township fights the opioid epidemic with compassion
The Ohio town has developed a human-centered approach to addiction support services that has grown so successful it’s now used in at least eight states.
Kwema uses wearable tech to make the world a safer place
The company provides location-based emergency service requests, contact tracing, and the peace of mind that comes with feeling more secure.
Rochester, MI looks to the future to innovate now
The city puts a forward-thinking lens on its present-day programs in order to budget more effectively and drive change.
Edmonton, AB builds AI framework to deliver smarter projects
The city’s emphasis on good data and thoughtful analytics provides a roadmap for local governments looking to use artificial intelligence.