Grace Simrall

Dashboards aren’t always good for the long haul, data officers say


Dashboards can be an unsustainable and not particularly useful way of sharing information with people, a group of city data leaders warned.

Louisville, Ky., codifies open data portal


On the Priorities podcast, Louisville, Ky., Chief of Civic Innovation Technology Grace Simrall says the city's open data is getting new life.

Louisville, Ky., hires first-ever 'director of innovation'


Eric Burnette, a former senior policy adviser with Louisville's economic development arm, said he's targeting grant funding in the new role.

5G promises to bring 21st-century infrastructure — and fun with robots


At a smart cities conference in Atlanta, 5G was called as essential to cities today as sewers were in the 19th century. In the suburbs, it meant dancing robots.