This is the new way of governing.
The time has come for the rise of the tech savvy executive: an individual who innately understands the need to help the use of technology rise at the same level across the entire organization. In Baltimore and in Maryland, Governor Martin O’Malley has done all of these things and more.
Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age is about a more effective way to lead that is emerging, enabled by the Information Age. It provides real solutions to real problems using GIS technology and helps develop a management strategy using data that will profoundly change an organization.
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About the Author
Martin O'Malley served as the Mayor of Baltimore from 1999 to 2007 and as the 61st Governor of Maryland from 2007 to 2015. He was the first leader to take CompStat—a crime-management system pioneered in New York City in the 1990s—and apply the same ideas at city- and state-wide scales. He currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland, with his family.
Stephen Goldsmith was the 46th mayor of Indianapolis and also served as the Deputy Mayor of New York City for Operations. He is currently the Daniel Paul Professor of Government, Director of Innovations in Government Program, and Director of Data-Smart City Solutions at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He has written The Power of Social Innovation; Governing by Network: The New Shape of the Public Sector; Putting Faith in Neighborhoods: Making Cities Work through Grassroots Citizenship; The Twenty-First Century City: Resurrecting Urban America; The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance; and A New City O/S: The Power of Open, Collaborative, and Distributed Governance.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: A New Way of Governing
Chapter 2: When Disaster Strikes
Chapter 3: Collaborative Leadership
Chapter 4: A New Way of Policing
Chapter 5: Making Baltimore Safer
Chapter 6: CitiStat and the Enterprise of Governing
Chapter 7: Taking It State-wide
Chapter 8: Improving Education
Chapter 9: Improving Health and Well-being
Chapter 10: Restoring Our Waters
Cahpter 11: Preserving Our Land
Chapter 12: Protecting Our Air
Chapter 13: The American Revolution, and the World
Chapter 14: The Road Ahead
Contributors and Credits