Smart Cities Innovation Summit

O’Malley lays out MetroLab goals, charges leaders to encourage tech officials


In an exclusive interview with StateScoop, the former presidential candidate talks about how his time as mayor of Baltimore informs his vision of using data in city government.

Police experts: The time is now to prepare for FirstNet


Police leaders from around the country believe departments need to think about how they can use the new broadband network.

Austin uses data sharing, connected sensors to ease traffic congestion


The capital of Texas is employing some cutting-edge IT strategies to cut commute times as more people move to the city.

Do cities need a point-person to lead innovation?


Former Baltimore Mayor and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley advocated for cities and states to employ a chief innovation officer, while Chicago CIO Brenna Berman disagreed.

Aspiring 'smart cities' must engage communities, build partnerships and fail fast


Attempting smart city innovation without buy-in from citizens and partnerships is futile, a panel of city and university IT leaders said.