This article was first published (in French) in May, 2016 on the Journal du Net. The French company facilitates the opening of transport data through a platform dedicated to entrepreneurs who want to develop new intelligent services.
City, county, and local governments are swimming in a sea of data that never stops. From where does all this data originate? Data comes from virtually everywhere. From city council meetings to live traffic cams, from schools to the city’s waste treatment department, and from citizens to city or county agencies via social media interaction […]
It’s safe to say that the term “Smart City” has surpassed its status as a buzzword. Talk of these projects is just about as ubiquitous as the infographics and pictograms that illustrate our conceptions of these intelligent places. However, I’m bothered by the fact that we still have more drawings than examples of successfully implemented […]
In the first part of this post, I shared an overview of the City of Chicago’s OpenGrid project, as presented by Tom Schenk, the Chief Data Officer for the City of Chicago, at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC on June 20-21, 2016. In this post, I want to take […]
I recently attended the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC, on June 20-21, 2016. One reason was to accept an award, and the other was to connect with various AWS customers as an AWS Technology Partner. There were several great sessions dealing with Open Data, but one that has really stayed […]
This post is a translation of an article first published by Sophie Garrigues on www.commentcamarche.net, Wednesday, April 4th 2016. It is an interview of Citilog CEO Eric Toffin, as he talks about the OpenDataSoft platform’s role in managing incoming traffic data collected from cities and roads using the company’s different traffic management systems.
Paris, France and Chapel Hill, N.C. – May 26, 2016 – OpenDataSoft Named 2016 IDC Innovator in Smart City Open Data Platform Market OpenDataSoft is pleased to announce that it has been named an IDC Innovator in the IDC Innovators: Smart City Open Data Platforms, 2016 (doc #US41154416, May 2016) report. IDC Innovators reports present […]
OpenDataSoft is excited to announce that it has been recognized for its Smart City Open Data portal offering. In the recent edition of CIOReview focusing on the Smart City, OpenDataSoft was named among the “Top 20 Most Promising Smart City Solution Providers” of 2016.
OpenDataSoft applauds the U.S. Department of Transportation for its Smart City Challenge initiative, and sends its congratulations to the seven Finalists! The overwhelming response from cities, citizens and businesses alike shows a deep faith that innovative uses of technology can be of tremendous benefit in helping to make transportation safer, cleaner, more efficient and more […]
To date, smart city initiatives have been largely top down efforts accompanied by hefty infrastructure investments. They’ve also targeted similar areas for improvements, like parking, street lighting, transportation, water and energy use, and waste management. Disaster management supported with Open Data and Civic Tech is emerging as a new paradigm.