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Municipal Government

VR and Municipal Government:Imagine the Possibilities

John Mirisch | Posted 11.01.2016 | Technology
John Mirisch

In Beverly Hills, one of our mottos is that we are "driven by innovation." We recognize the potential of technology and our goal is to use technology...

How Baseball Can Transform Cities

Daniel Arrigg Koh | Posted 10.27.2016 | Impact
Daniel Arrigg Koh

Providing basic city services is a responsibility of municipal governments that stands the test of time. But -- just because a service has been provided for a long time in one way, doesn't mean it's the only way.

How One Man Turned a Municipal Police Department Into an Agile Software Company

Rich Nadworny | Posted 02.02.2015 | Technology
Rich Nadworny

In the middle of this, Burlington Police Chief Mike Schirling asked a critical question: What if we built this ourselves, based on our own needs and experience?

9 Reasons Why Government Doesn't Work

John Roman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics
John Roman, Ph.D.

State, county and municipal governments are mainly in the business of buying services for their constituents, paying providers to tackle a broad spectrum of social problems. But these governments face significant barriers to reducing costs and delivering high-quality services.

Urban Legends

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Glenn C. Altschuler

In If Mayors Ruled The World, Benjamin Barber makes the intriguing, provocative, and counter-intuitive argument that, despite their current financial woes, cities and the mayors who run them are the last best hope for a safer, more prosperous, and more just future for the United States and the world.