Community Engagement – The ‘Heart of Change’ in Intelligent Communities
Communities trying to achieve “Intelligence” are simply trying to solve challenges and capture opportunities that will lead to a better quality of life for its residents and partners. Although technology is a very significant part of helping communities become more ‘Intelligent’, it is really the truth that comes out of ‘Community Engagement’ that moves communities forward.
The Benefits of Collaboration Between Institutions
Institutions have traditionally served as the organizing framework for bringing people together towards a common goal. By definition however, these institutions are exclusionary in their makeup. These institutional models are rapidly becoming limited models for the kinds of work and innovative solutions that are being demanded today.