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Strathmore Park: A hiatus and an impending end of Strathmore Park Blog?

Three years, four hundred and fifty thousand words, four hundred blogs, eighteen thousand regular readers, with a core focus on the Wellington City Council and her hundred and thirty five thousand residents covering everything from local politics, regional politics, national politics, religion, and issues that effect the city. 2,629 more words


New Zealand: Local Government, DIA ICT Services, Smart Cities and the coming Data Flood #internetofthings #ALGIMIMR

I spent the morning with the Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) at their conference in Palmerston North. They had a huge range of topics on their agenda for the two days and I spoke on where I thought the Government Common Capability (ICT) Services were at, the incoming Data Flood as a result of the Smart and Sensing City movement, and the challenges that the local Councils are likely to face as a result. 54 more words


Smart City: Smart Consultation - The Guerilla Citizen Part II - It's our data and it's our process

Part of the problem around the world is getting city residents to engage on a local level with City Hall. In Wellington (New Zealand) as two surveys a year ago found that city residents were unhappy with the Council in general. 1,283 more words


Smart City: New thinking new ideas - Part I - The Guerilla Citizen

It’s been over a year since I wrote about the rise of Smart Cities supported by underlying ICT infrastructure and services. A lot has changed in that time and while what I wrote is still relevant, the focus is changing internationally from the underlying technology (as it has matured) to what can be enabled on top of that layer. 1,232 more words