Economic development

Miami's enhanced resilience plan: a lesson for other cities?

Fri, 2017-02-10 05:12 -- Doug Peeples

Like many large cities, Miami is wrestling with the challenges of growing populations and aging infrastructure. But the coastal city has another big problem: increasingly frequent tidal flooding. If your city is facing similar challenges, Miami's action plan may provide ideas and solutions you can use.

How Maharashtra plans to become India's first digitally connected state

Fri, 2016-10-14 02:24 -- Doug Peeples

India's state of Maharashtra has taken the country's digital and manufacturing initiatives to heart in a big way. And to help the realize its ambitious vision, Cisco will deliver a new manufacturing hub, a smart city, education and training programs and more.

Planning for your smart city's future? How two tools you may already have can help

Thu, 2016-10-06 07:22 -- Doug Peeples

Planning a smart city isn't easy, in large part because a successful smart city roadmap needs to extend well into the future, not just the next few years. Read the story to learn about the tools two Virginia local governments are using to ensure that future is a sustainable, livable one.