"Given the many layers of agencies, jurisdictions and constituencies, interest in data-driven decision-making is not surprising," Herbert says. "Even small improvements in empowering government workers with the right data at the right time can pay dividends."
CompTIA predicts that smart cities and IoT will especially affect waste management, the power grid and utilities and public safety over the next two to four years. Respondents also cited transportation (72 percent), transparency and open data (74 percent) and parks, recreation and the environment (74 percent).
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