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BudgIT’s online tool tracks the implementation of government infrastructure and service provision projects at the sub-national level.
Brendon Bosworth February 22, 2017
Recommendations for successful technology projects from the Uraia Platform.
David Hatch February 15, 2017

The social network for internal office communication is expected to cut down on email among government employees, GovInsider says. 

November 11, 2016
Part of the bargain is providing good customer service.
Amy Fallon September 23, 2016

New apps include a program that aids in visualizing what new urban development will look like, Devex reports.

September 23, 2016
The New Urban Agenda is an opportunity to bridge the gap between urbanists and technologists, radically improving the lives of people in cities worldwide.
Rohit T. Aggarwala August 15, 2016

The software designed by Amnesty International Brazil features crowd-sourced data on shootouts, location, injuries and fatalities, PRI reports. 

July 18, 2016

Jakarta is harnessing app technology for “predictive government” while Bandung hopes that a new app will ease crowds in tax offices, GovInsider reports. 

May 27, 2016
This role must be recognized at Habitat III and formalized in the New Urban Agenda.
Charles Ebikeme April 4, 2016
The world’s most dangerous active volcano sits close to Ecuador’s capital.
Gregory Scruggs February 19, 2016
When disaster struck, social media and a Google spreadsheet became essential tools for organizing community help.
Patralekha Chatterjee January 21, 2016
Smartphone apps and 3D maps are a help for the visually impaired, but technology is not always the answer.
Grace Chua January 14, 2016

Mayor Berry is credited with using online dashboards and mobile apps to promote transparency and citizen engagement, the Huffington Post reports. 

January 11, 2016
What began as a website where women could report incidents of sexual violence is now reaching for a deeper social impact.
Carlin Carr December 17, 2015

Leaps in urban agriculture, water management and personal mobility are on the way, according to the World Economic Forum. 

November 5, 2015

The intelligence center in Springfield, Massachusetts, draws real-time video from dozens of cameras and instantly detects gunfire, MassLive reports. 

October 22, 2015
Entrepreneurs without offices already love libraries for the free Wi-Fi. At 'The Library', they get much more than that.
Gregory Scruggs October 16, 2015

Pete Buttigieg, 33, views sensors and data analytics as key to improving city management, Fortune reports. 

October 2, 2015

IBM researchers are designing software that can project how bad the city’s air pollution might be and recommend steps to alleviate it, the MIT Technology Review reports.

September 4, 2015
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