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The problem with "siloed" cities

When city departments develop new applications or programs independently of each other rather than collaboratively we refer to it as a "siloed" approach. And it does cause problems, including a lack of interoperability between departments, unnecessary investments of time and money, and others. We explain in more detail in this section.

Expert Talk: Carlo Ratti on Smart Cities of tomorrow

Thu, 2015-12-17 23:24 -- SCC India Staff
12/16/2015

Carlo Ratti is a Italian architect, engineer, inventor, educator and activist who teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, where he directs the MIT Senseable City Lab, a research group that explores how new technologies are changing the way we understand, design and ultimately live in cities. Following the Wired Magazine Carlo Ratti is one of the "50 people who will change the world" and was also named as "50 most influential designers in America" by Fast Company. He was also a speaker at ‘National Conclave on Smart Technologies’ organised by Smart Cities Council India at Hyderabad in August 2015.

Wayfinding – the only way forward

Thu, 2015-12-17 23:07 -- SCC India Staff
12/28/2015

How many times have you missed an exit on an expressway and cursed under your breath? It is not only the frustration of missing an appointment but the loss of fuel and the unnecessary emission that adds to the already foul air. In urban settings, wayfinding specialists develop signage and information systems for both, pedestrians and motorists, who have unique challenges navigating streets and roadways. These information systems help people develop “mental maps” of the terrain and simplify their routes to the extent possible.

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Inside Look: How Cities are Spending on Transportation to Respond to COVID-19

COVID-19 is continuing to fundamentally shape the way that the public sector operates and does business in all industries. As cities and other public agencies are responding to the ongoing pandemic, GovWin’s team of state and local market analysts are reporting about ways that cities, counties and other government agencies are spending on transportation in response to the crisis.

SCC Partner Spotlight

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