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Stephen Goldsmith

Stephen Goldsmith

Stephen Goldsmith is the Derek Bok Professor of the Practice of Urban Policy and the director of the Data Smart City Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He previously served as deputy mayor of New York and mayor of Indianapolis, where he earned a reputation as one of the country's leaders in public-private partnerships, competition and privatization.

A trash truck or a streetlight has a basic function, but in a digital age they can be so much more, adding value outside of their core purposes.
Joy Bonaguro launched the San Francisco Data Academy during her time with the city. Now as California’s chief data officer, she’s expanding and improving the model to support agency-level analytics.
To make critical information readily available to residents so they can make informed decisions about COVID-19, San Bernardino County’s Dashboard Hub collates and visualizes data as conditions change over time.
Working from current 5G small-cell networks with AT&T and Verizon, the city of San Jose has asked the companies to shift expansion to neighborhoods of high need, creating a “virtuous cycle” to boost connectivity.
We've just begun to tap the potential. What does 2017 have in store?
Innovation starts with revolutionizing the skill set of the IT office, writes Stephen Goldsmith.
A focus on making data accessible across the enterprise is the basis for organizational wisdom.
The city is at the forefront of the emerging concept of mobility management.