“Emergency management has a lot of moving parts,” says Raimundo Rodulfo, Director of Information Technology for the City of Coral Gables, with a slight sigh of relief now that Hurricane Michael has left this city south of Miami largely unscathed. The same was not true after Hurricane Irma last September.
Happy Small Cities Month! Throughout June, we’re celebrating the innovation and forward-thinking attitude that keeps America’s small cities and towns ready for the future. Our first…
We’re increasing the public trust with new Financial Transparency webpage, We’re back to beautiful on Miracle Mile on April 14, and much more!
Financial Transparency Portal is now available, transforming complex financial information into simple-to-understand charts that answer common questions about tax dollars spending. The City of Coral Gables has partnered with OpenGov, a platform that allows users to manipulate data in a number of ways using filters and drill down options for easy reading.
Just as residents of many south Florida towns prepare their homes and families for natural disasters-boarding up windows, stocking up on vital supplies, identifying evacuation centers, etc.-city officials must also take steps to ready for these emergency situations.
State Tech Magazine: “Successful Smart City Projects Emphasize Citizen Rewards Now, Growth for Future
“We are seeing more and more cities think of cross-cutting initiatives that involve multiple departments sharing infrastructure and costs and data,” says Jesse Berst, chairman of the Smart Cities Council. “We’re moving from early adopters to early mainstream.” DOWNLOAD: Read this white paper to see how IT modernization improves local government!