Smart City, the movement, has a horse race underway. At stake: Who will sit closer to the mayor or city manager?
Chief Data Officer, the darling of the data crowd, was out of the gate first. Four lengths behind and gaining, though, is a dark horse. It’s Chief Resilience Officer, favorite of the humanists. He’s breathing hard and coming up fast. Whoever wins will subsume the other.
If Chief Data Officer wins, the city’s chief executive will feel the sway of CDO’s data-driven whispers. All other things being equal, decisions will rely on data analysis.
But if Chief Resilience Officer pulls off a surprise win, the chief executive will hear her slightly more humanist whispers.… Read the rest “A horse race in town: Chief Data Officer vs Chief Reliance Officer”