Change Is in the DNA of All Smart City Initiatives

Government Technology: The evolution and deployment of city projects seldom follow a simple and predicable path. So don’t expect smart city projects to start and end without changes along the way.

This reality came into view recently when technology leaders in Sacramento and Verizon revealed they had — at least for now — shelved an initiative to deploy 15 digital kiosks around the city, as part of a larger $100 million public-private partnership to unfurl 5G communications, free Wi-Fi in public parks, a network of high-tech traffic signals and more.

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