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Measuring Cities’ Readiness for Big Data

City governments have a lot of places to turn to for ideas and blueprints about focused ways to use big data and analytics to drive innovation. But there’s nothing to help them think strategically about big data and make coordinated investments and reforms that pay off over time. To fill

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Hunting Unicorns at CityLab DC

Over the last decade, so-called “urbantech” firms have transformed the way people live and work in cities. Are Uber, WeWork, and AirBnB too big to fail? This panel discussion, at CityLab DC 2019, features * City Group’s Anthony Townsend alongside Molly Turner of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and

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