Smarter New York City: How City Agencies Innovate

Smarter New York City: How City Agencies Innovate

by André Corrêa d'Almeida

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ISBN-13: 9780231545112
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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About the Author

André Corrêa d’Almeida is adjunct associate professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University, where he is also assistant director of the MPA in Development Practice program at the School of International and Public Affairs and the Earth Institute. He is also the founder of ARCx‑Applied Research for Change and a former senior advisor to the United Nations Development Program.
André Corrêa d'Almeida is adjunct associate professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He is also Program Manager for the Masters in Development Practice and Program Director at the Earth Institute. His work has appeared in International Journal of the Sociology of Language, Comparative Technology Transfer and Society, and elsewhere.

Table of Contents

Introduction, by André Corrêa d'Almeida
Part I: Data, Organization, and Technology
1. A City Strategy with Global Relevance: OneNYC & the SDGs, by Jessica Espey and Nilda Mesa with Sandra M. Ruckstuhl and Mihir Prakash
2. The Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics: Institutionalizing Analytical Excellence, by Craig Campbell and Stephen Goldsmith
3. LinkNYC: Re-Designing Telecommunication to Activate the 21st Twenty-First Century Creative City, by Maren Maier and Mary McBride
Part II: City Service and Domains of Life
4. The New York City Business Atlas: Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses with Open Data, by Andrew Young and Stefaan Verhulst
5. Incentives for Smarter Energy Management: The Experience with Demand Response, by André Corrêa d'Almeida and Christopher Lewis
6. The NYC Green Infrastructure Plan and Opportunities for Innovation in Climate Change Resilience, by Bernice Rosenzweig and Balazs Fekete
7. Innovations for Sustainability via NYC's Residential Curbside Organic, by Ana Isabel Baptista
8. Syndromic Surveillance System: The Art and Science of Actionable Health Information, by Megan Horton and Joseph Ross
9. Solving City Challenges through Neighborhood Innovation Labs: Moving from Smart Cities to Informed Communities, by Constantine E. Kontokosta, Jeff Merritt, and Sander Dolder
Part III: Safety and Mobility
10. New York City Police Department: ShotSpotter, and the Shift to “Precision-Based” Policing, by Tami Lin and Malgorzata Rejniak
11. Vision Zero NYC, by Arnaud Sahuguet
12. Midtown in Motion: Real Time Solutions to Traffic Congestion, by Lawrence Lennon and Gerard Soffian
Part IV: Becoming a Smarter City
Conclusion: A System’s Approach for Innovation in NYC, by André Corrêa d'Almeida and Kendal Stewart
Epilogue: Global Future Possibilities, by Jerry MacArthur Hultin

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