This Guide provides detailed, expert analysis of 28 municipal finance tools for city leaders investing in the future. Many of the tools represent alternatives to the traditional funding mechanisms municipalities have used for decades.
Financing and procurement tools
To help governments improve service delivery, Council Associate Partner Imex Systems Inc. is pioneering a public-private partnership model where governments can obtain multi-channel service delivery infrastructure at no cost or minimal capital and operating costs. Get details in this white paper.
This report from the IBM Center for the Business of Government is based on detailed analysis of five public sector contracts for cloud services. From the five case studies, the authors developed a series of recommendations for government organizations to guide them in the writing and negotiating of contracts for cloud services.
Wouldn’t it be great if city departments could accurately estimate the benefits of using technology, both in terms of money savings and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions? Now they can with a calculator from Smart Cities Council Lead Partner AT&T.