It pays to always be prepared, regardless of the nature of your organization. But governments have an especially challenging task: to become increasingly more efficient while keeping their citizens safe and helping out those in need. This, coupled with tight budget constraints and constantly swaying public opinion, makes successfully governing a city one of the toughest jobs in the world.
However, with the advent of digital transformation, things got a lot better for the public sector. Now, with empowered IoT devices and cloud technology, local governments can obtain increasing amounts of relevant citizen data that allows them to not only optimize their operations, but also predict and prepare for almost any event that could have an impact on the quality o f life of their taxpayers. The age of the smart city has arrived.
In this video, you’ll learn about the City of Houston, Texas’ vision for a brighter future powered by a growing, interconnected network of technology that effectively allows them to take their entire city into the digital era.