Smart CIty: Coral Gables Leader Raimundo Rodulfo

Welcome to Aspen’s Podcast – Episode 6 – Smart Cities and Communities – today’s guest is a distinguished Smart City / Community leader: Mr Raimundo Rudolfo, Director of Information Technology, Chief Information and Innovation Officer at the City of Coral Gables Florida. He’s successfully implemented many the Smart City initiatives and break new ground continuously.

He’s been able to apply new technology, gain support from stakeholders by using lean and efficient methods that free up capital and resources to apply to new initiatives.

His globally recognized benefits to the Citizens, businesses and stakeholders in his communities are generously shared through his presentations to Mayors, Community managers, Universities and Businesses.

He’s actively participating in leadership organizations, including the National Institute for Standards and Technology, Global City Teams Challenge organization. He’s a contributor to the GCTC Data supercluster as well.

I’m excited to share the discussion Raimundo and I had about Coral Gables and his series of successes. Welcome to Aspen’s Podcast Raimundo.

GCTC Tech Jam – 2019

GCTC Global Tech Jam 2019 | BroadbandUSA

Register here.The Global Cities Team Challenge (GCTC) Global Tech Jam brings together research institutions, private sector companies, grass roots organizations, and public entities to explore deployment of data-driven decisions and to benefit communities. This international consortium will discuss deploying emerging technologies to improve infrastructure and create conditions


Smart City Data: APIs – Open Source

Streaming data presents a different problem from query/response.


These are streaming projects for city data, showing what is possible when you make valuable city data available in real time. The current projects in this repository are: All projects proxy city data using, and uses Server-Sent Events (SSE) to push updates to each existing city data JSON API, only sending what changes using JSON Patch.

How APIs are Powering Smart Cities

How APIs are powering smart cities

Companies and institutions are coming together to develop smart cities as international meeting points and business hubs. Barcelona, New York, the Australian government or the EU for example have been using APIs to drive connected cities. Rudolf Giffinger, one of the world’s leading experts in urban development, defines smart cities using six clearly separate criteria: economy, mobility, environment, administration, way of life and residents.