Tag: Smart Cities

The big picture for Open Data Policies Decoded: Helping cities leverage data-driven policy remix

Remixing open data policies can be beneficial for cities. (Image credit: OpenGov Foundation’s Madison project.) Sunlight recently announced Open Data Policies Decoded, a new web resource developed in partnership with the OpenGov Foundation to help connect great policy solutions to

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Open Data Nation: Using Open Data to Integrate Predictive Analytics into City Operations

This story was originally published by Data-Smart City Solutions. One of the great promises of open government this decade has been that it can serve as a catalyst for a new civic-centered… [[ …

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Epimorphics at Open Data Camp 3

An Open Data Camp in Bristol? We’d be mad to miss it. At Epimorphics we’re really excited to see the Open Data Camp journey come to the connected digital city so close to our home, we are so excited that

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Ignore the Bat Caves and Marketplaces: lets talk about Zoning

Cities are increasingly the place where interesting work is happening within the broader open data community. Cities, of any size, have a well defined area of influence, a ready made community and are becoming instrumented with sensors. The latter is

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The future will be built on open data – here’s why

Data has the power to revolutionise and disrupt the way societies are governed. None more so than open data, which is free to access, free to use and can be shared by anyone. It’s non-personal and can be used to

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NEC and Bristol Is Open commit to long-term partnership to develop the open programmable city – collaboration seeks to create open solutions to urban challenges

Tokyo, Bristol, February 9, 2016 – NEC Corporation today announced it has signed a long-term partnership agreement with Bristol Is Open, an ambitious smart city initiative in the UK. Bristol Is Open is a joint venture between Bristol City Council

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The future will be built on open data – here’s why

Don’t lock it away, do something useful with it. notbrucelee, CC BY-SA Data has the power to revolutionise and disrupt the way societies are governed. None more so than open data, which is free to access, free to use and

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Chicago Is Predicting Food Safety Violations. Why Aren’t Other Cities?

US FDA / Flickr The three dozen inspectors at the Chicago Department of Public Health scrutinize 16,000 eating establishments to protect diners from gut-bombing food sickness. Some of those pose more of a health risk than others; approximately 15 percent

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Smart cities: Bristol opens up transport data for developers

Bristol City Council has launched a new API to provide easy and free access to a wealth of transport data in one place, making it possible for innovative technologies to be developed. The Bristol API (Transport) supports the Council’s approach

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What is a smart city?

How can data, technology and smart infrastructure be used to future-proof our cities? What’s the role of citizens in shaping their design and development? Find out about all this and more by registering for our Free Online Course!   It’s

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