City of Edmonton and IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge
IBM named Edmonton as the first Canadian city, and one of just 24 worldwide, to receive an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge award; validating that Edmonton is among the smartest cities when it comes to the innovative use of information technology.
Why the U.S. Government Should Embrace Smart Cities
To reap the benefits of the smart cities movement requires the U.S. get smart in more ways than one. At stake are not just greater livability and sustainability but the jobs and investment that accrue to communities at the cutting edge of innovation.
America's Cities Need to Get Smarter
For the foreseeable future, cities may have to do more with less, but that need not make them less livable. Across the board budget cuts that produce short-term savings but have long-term consequences are not the answer.