A strategic, incremental approach to digital, connected and people-centric government

Smart technology is changing the way cities, counties and regions across the country are doing business. This field guide provides practical tips, checklists and testimonials from government leaders who are turning to these technologies to digitally transform their communities.

Building a smart community isn’t about branding or even about technology. It’s about understanding the real priorities of your community; establishing a collaborative governance structure; enabling civic transparency; and thoughtfully applying digital tools, technologies and strategies to achieve those goals.

Download the guide and learn how U.S. communities are implementing smart technologies to provide vital government functions resulting in more reliable, responsible citizen service.

CGI and Governing Institute Field Guide for Smarter Communities