Bloomberg Associates - Digital City Tools: Technologies cities use to interact with citizens

Tuesday, 27 October, 2020

Bloomberg Associates’ Digital City Tools showcases the innovative ways city governments around the world are using technology to address urban challenges and improve services and communications.

The findings are the result of an information exchange with twenty-two global cities documenting the digital technologies they use, how they are implementing them, and their impact. By connecting cities and sharing information, Bloomberg Associates is facilitating peer-to-peer learning and fostering collaboration.

Cities face common challenges; siloed departments, significant financial constraints and outdated procurement processes are common obstacles that make driving change in city government difficult.

Our research shows that municipalities around the world are using proven and new technologies in innovative ways to efficiently address urban challenges.

Bloomberg Associates is an international philanthropic consulting firm that provides select mayors and city government leaders with customized, in-depth consultation and mentorship in order to improve the overall quality of life of citizens. The Media and Digital Strategies team equips city governments with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in engaging in digital transformation and creating public value.

Read the full report here