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Resource Library

Smart Cities Initiative Library

IEEE Smart Cities Initiative brings together IEEE’s broad array of technical societies and organizations to advance the state of the art for smart city technologies. This resource library contains their webinars and newsletters.

IEEE

Article

Smart Communities and Mobile Strategies: New Tools for Local Governments

A good mobile strategy allows local governments to consider workflow for the whole of the organization and respond automatically to changes taking place in the community.

International City/County Management Association

Resource Library

Resource Library

Association of professional city and county managers and their employees, providing resources, training, and technical assistance. Their research covers a broad range of topic areas, but most applicable research areas are sustainable communities, local government and technology.

International City/County Management Association

Guide

Smart Cities Readiness Guide

This online document was assembled with input from many of the world’s leading smart city practitioners – the members and advisors of the Smart Cities Council. It will help you create a vision for the future of your own city. Equally important, it will help you build an action plan to get to that better future.

Smart Cities Council

Resource Library

Resource Library

Online publication operated by Industry Dive; provides original analysis on news and events in the smart city industry.

Smart City Dive

Guide

Federal Smart Cities and Communities Programs Resource Guide

The Resource Guide describes Federally-funded research and development (R&D) programs in smart cities and communities. These R&D programs seek to embed new digital technologies into city/community infrastructure, systems, and services.

Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program

Report

Digital Transformation for Local Governments

This report looks at how digital transformation can transform management in a way that empowers local government leaders and their staff with the tools they need to provide high-quality services for their communities.

International City/County Management Association

Case Study

Smart Cities Solutions

Here are case studies from around the world about everything from apps to infrastructure.

Smart Cities Council

Guide

Smart Street Lighting 101

treet lights are ubiquitous in cities today. They light downtowns, parks and public gathering places. They light industrial centers and suburban malls. And they light residential neighborhoods. In fact, street lights stretch into almost every nook and cranny in a city where people live or congregate regularly.

Smart Cities Council

Podcast

Beyond Electron - Ep. 2 What Makes a City Smart?

For more than a century, the system for generating and delivering electricity to homes and businesses has followed a one-way hub-and-spoke model. But that traditional approach of generating electricity at large power plants and delivering it long distances to customers is quickly giving way to a much more dynamic, sustainable and customer-centric model.

Smart City Dive

Resource Library

Live Learning Center

The NTCA Live Learning Center is a portal of on-line learning opportunities for rural telecom professionals to gain knowledge and grow professionally. The portal contains recordings of sessions that were originally held live at the annual RTIME or Fall Conferences.

Rural Broadband Association

Report

Putting Smart Growth to Work in Rural Communities

An ICMA report focuses on smart growth strategies that can help guide growth in rural areas while protecting natural and working lands and preserving the rural character.

International City/County Management Association

Resource Library

Resource Library

Everyone is talking about smart cities. And yet, new public- and private-sector questions are emerging as more organizations engage with this global technology megatrend. So how can you take these opportunities to the next level? Here are answers and resources to consider.

GovTech

Resource Library

Resource Library

International network of companies and thought leaders advancing advocacy and action around smart technology and infrastructure. Promote cities that embody the three values of Livability, Workability, and Sustainability.

Smart Cities Council

Report

How Cities Are Using Smart Streetlights

Smart streetlights support numerous local goals, from reduced greenhouse gas emissions to improved public safety and faster emergency response. But with limited budgets and competition for public dollars, integrating the technology has its challenges.

Smart City Dive