The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance

The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance

Stephen Goldsmith, Susan Crawford


Leveraging large information and twenty first century know-how to resume towns and citizenship in America

The Responsive City is a advisor to civic engagement and governance within the electronic age that may aid leaders hyperlink vital breakthroughs in expertise and information analytics with age-old classes of small-group neighborhood enter to create extra agile, aggressive, and economically resilient towns. that includes shiny case reports highlighting the paintings of pioneers in manhattan, Boston, Chicago and extra, the publication offers a compelling version for the way forward for governance. The booklet can help mayors, leader know-how officials, urban directors, organization administrators, civic teams and nonprofit leaders escape of present paradigms to jointly handle civic difficulties. The Responsive City is the end result of analysis originating from the Data-Smart urban recommendations initiative, an ongoing undertaking at Harvard Kennedy institution operating to catalyze adoption of knowledge initiatives at the urban point. The ebook is co-authored by way of Professor Stephen Goldsmith, director of Data-Smart urban recommendations at Harvard Kennedy college, and Professor Susan Crawford, co-director of Harvard's Berkman heart for web and Society. Former manhattan urban Mayor Michael Bloomberg penned the book’s foreword.

Based at the authors’ stories and vast learn, The Responsive City explores issues including:

  • Building belief within the public zone and fostering a sustained, collective voice between communities;
  • Using data-smart governance to preempt and expect difficulties whereas enhancing caliber of life;
  • Creating efficiencies and saving taxpayer funds with electronic instruments; and
  • Spearheading those new methods to executive with cutting edge leadership.

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