How the New Administration Might Impact Small Businesses Serving Local Governments

Wed, 2021-01-27 11:45 -- Connie Heath
01/27/2021

Our Partners at GovWin discuss how the Biden Administration is likely to provide a very different environment for businesses providing all types of “smart” services, and this holds particularly true not just in the federal contracting world, but also for contractors seeking to do business with cities and other state and local governments.

Nashville uses Collaborative Acceleration

Wed, 2021-01-27 08:45 -- Philip Bane
01/26/2021

Is your city acclerating the delivery of services to its residents? See how Nashville is solving these problems by participating in the Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge. Discover the need, the solutions and how Nashville is moving forward despite dealing with COVID, a tornado and a bomb explosion - all in the same year!

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Biden Administration Has Plans for Smart Cities

For our US network, this is one in a series of primers from the Smart Cities Council about how your US located community can ‘bounce back’ from your current situation during the Biden Administration. In this article we recommend that -

• It is ‘smart,’ to read what happened with the Obama Administration to understand the Biden Administration.
• It is ‘smart,’ to think resiliency and vulnerable populations.
• It is ‘smart,’ to think regional planning

We conclude this primer with research that shows that this approach will deliver jobs to your community

NOTE: This article was written before the inauguration and will be updated with practical advice on how to get 'ready' for Biden Administration smart city and infrastructure grants and opportunities. Subscribe to get updates.

SCC Partner Spotlight

Sensus helps a wide range of public service providers—from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses—do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach father through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. 

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