Necessity Dictates One Rapidly Growing Jurisdiction’s Smart City Transformation

Originally Published by Eyragon Eidam, Government Technology

ATLANTA — The greater Atlanta area is experiencing unprecedented population growth, and with that growth comes substantial strain on the city’s largely unprepared infrastructure and public services.

This increasing pressure to meet the growing public demand has technology leaders looking to smarter infrastructure and actionable data as a means to bridge the widening gap and better serve the city’s expanding constituency.

During the Georgia Digital Government Summit* held Sept. 30, Atlanta CIO Samir Saini shared his vision for what the Atlanta of the future will be capable of — not based on a desire to be on the bleeding edge, but out of sheer… read more