'Internet of things' poised for greatest impact, local IT leaders say

StateScoop: "Internet of things" devices will have the most impact on local governments in the next three to five years, according to recent survey results from the Public Technology Institute.

Emerging technologies like IoT, artificial intelligence, blockchain, autonomous vehicles, unmanned aircraft systems and augmented or virtual reality are expected to have direct and beneficial impacts on cities and counties, but it won't be automatic — officials must consider how these technologies can transform government services, respondents said.

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