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.
Finance and procurement
As city populations swell around the world, a big question looming over city leaders' heads is matching resources with needs and finding the right financing mechanisms to make that happen. Watch this video for a discussion on how cities can address the urban investment gap.
The city of Redmond, Washington implemented Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for public-sector organizations to streamline operations and empower employees with meaningful data. Learn in this case study about the additional benefits the city is realizing.
This valuable report from Bechtel and re:focus partners helps guide cities on how to leverage private investment in building more resilient and integrated infrastructure. It summarizes projects that create both public value and private investment opportunities.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency hosted a Google Hangout featuring a Q & A session with smart city experts and thought leaders with insight into India’s smart cities development plans. Click to watch the video replay.