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Recap: Citizen Engagement for Smart City Innovation in Kansas City, MO during Techweek KC

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Citizen engagement in the smart city conversation has never been more important Today, the conversation about smart cities has developed a new mindset for individuals within urban areas. More than ever, citizens are concerned about technology advances, yet optimistic for opportunity, and cautious with data privacy, yet demand personalization and…

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Build Strong Smart City Public-Private Partnerships (P3) that Last

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What is Public-Private Partnerships (P3)? Today throughout the world, we are beginning to see a change in the way our cities and governments are handling infrastructure. Governments are starting to move away from the traditional methods and are beginning to utilize the public-private partnerships (P3) more efficiently. The traditional ways…

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Smart Cities Connect

Unlocking the Power of Smart Data at Smart Cities Connect Tampa

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Update: This workshop has been rescheduled for Smart Cities Connect Denver April 1-4, 2019. Today, around the globe, forward-thinking city planners are using the latest information and communication technologies to improve the lives of their citizens, while using fewer resources and being more protective of the environment. Think Big Partners is proud…

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Smart City as a Platform for Modern Economic Development

Smart City as a Platform for Modern Economic Development

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Today’s modern city faces many challenges. For most cities, these challenges often lead to smart city discussions that are focused on infrastructure modernization, operational cost savings, revenue creation or enhanced citizen engagement. But the most advanced cities are recognizing that one of the biggest challenges – economic development – is…

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Citizen Engagement Workshops Help Build Smarter Smart Cities in Toronto

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Written by Herb Sih, Managing Partner   Recently, Think Big Partners had the opportunity to help the City of Toronto work on its smart city plan by facilitating several citizen engagement workshops. These workshops, held simultaneously through the support of Cisco via Cisco Telepresence, allowed Toronto city officials to broadcast one…

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Public Safety and Smart City Call to Action

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Backing up our words with actions and trying to make a difference by making smart cities safe cities Like many other people, Think Big Partners reacts to the emerging jigsaw of information regarding our country’s latest public safety tragedy with disbelief, disgust and horror. It has become a sad, almost…

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Herb Sih presenting Civic Innovation and the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem at Gigabit City Summit

Civic Innovation and the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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In pursuit of sparking their entrepreneurship ecosystems, cities are getting smarter at empowering local civic entrepreneurs to solve municipal challenges while catalyzing new local industries. Earlier this week, Think Big managing Partner Herb Sih took the stage for a special local edition of Gigabit City Summit​ to discuss how strong…

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