‘Smart city’ initiatives are creating a flood of new data

StateScoop: As local governments continue to apply new layers of technology to their communities as they pursue “smart city” agendas, they face a growing number of questions about what becomes of the data collected by all those new streetlights, traffic monitors, environmental sensors and mobile apps.

During a panel Tuesday morning at the Smart Cities Connect conference in Denver, a group of speakers attempted to parse out all the new complexities of how to handle that information.

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