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Public Safety and Smart City Call to Action

By | Citizen Engagement, Emerging Technology, Events, Public Safety, Smart City, Smart City Events | No Comments

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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The Kansas City Living Lab, where innovation meets possibility.

By | Economic Development, Internet of Things, News, Public-Private Partnerships, Smart City, Think Big Partners | 3 Comments

Every night, as millions of citizens all across the world sleep, there’s a technology revolution quietly taking place. This revolution is making cities smarter, more efficient and more livable than ever before. Welcome to Kansas City – where we are building one of the world’s smartest connected cities. And where…

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The Smart, Connected City and Community-based Darwinism

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I am amazed at the anticipated speed and size of the proliferation of the internet of things.  The world currently has over 13 billion connected devices, which is both an unfathomable number and a huge business opportunity.  But by 2020, connected devices are anticipated to reach over 50 billion.  These…

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