Teams of generous volunteers — first rate engineers and product managers with day jobs at tech giants like Google and Twitter — build impressive softgware to improve city life. They'll offer it to city staff, residents, and visitors. … [Continue reading] about Are city staffs ready for civic tech?
"I love civic tech," says the data industry's "Dean of Big Data" Bill Schmarzo, longtime VP at Dell and now CTO IoT and analytics at Hitachi Vantara. He loves it, but he also has ideas about how to make it work. It takes more than love to bear fruit. … [Continue reading] about “Dean of Big Data” Bill Schmarzo: “smart” takes a community
Transportation expert Bob McQueen, consultant to Teradata and other vendors, suggests that transit operators offer riders a deal: their data for use of their location, speed, and other details. But at first it's only for an in-house experiment. First … [Continue reading] about Users’ transit data for a money-back guarantee