The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance

The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance

Stephen Goldsmith, Susan Crawford


Leveraging mammoth information and twenty first century expertise to resume towns and citizenship in America

The Responsive City is a advisor to civic engagement and governance within the electronic age that may support leaders hyperlink vital breakthroughs in know-how and knowledge analytics with age-old classes of small-group neighborhood enter to create extra agile, aggressive, and economically resilient towns. that includes brilliant case experiences highlighting the paintings of pioneers in big apple, Boston, Chicago and extra, the ebook offers a compelling version for the way forward for governance. The ebook may help mayors, leader know-how officials, urban directors, service provider administrators, civic teams and nonprofit leaders get away of present paradigms to jointly tackle civic difficulties. The Responsive City is the end result of study originating from the Data-Smart urban ideas initiative, an ongoing undertaking at Harvard Kennedy tuition operating to catalyze adoption of knowledge tasks at the urban point. The e-book is co-authored by way of Professor Stephen Goldsmith, director of Data-Smart urban ideas at Harvard Kennedy university, and Professor Susan Crawford, co-director of Harvard's Berkman middle for web and Society. Former big apple urban Mayor Michael Bloomberg penned the book’s foreword.

Based at the authors’ reports and broad learn, The Responsive City explores subject matters including:

  • Building belief within the public region and fostering a sustained, collective voice between communities;
  • Using data-smart governance to preempt and are expecting difficulties whereas enhancing caliber of life;
  • Creating efficiencies and saving taxpayer cash with electronic instruments; and
  • Spearheading those new techniques to executive with leading edge leadership.

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