Infrastructure Systems

Infrastructure Week 2016

Infrastructure Week 2016

Infrastructure matters. It matters, in big ways and in small, to our country, our economy, our quality of life, our safety, and our communities. Roads, bridges, railways, ports, airports, pipes, the power grid, broadband…

Squid and Water Sensors

Squid and Water Sensors

This past week has been an exciting one for the Innovation Team. After months of researching, brainstorming, planning, getting buy-in, and making announcements, some of the initiatives that were proposed are now being piloted and launched...

Chief Data Officer

Chief Data Officer

Today, I was named the City of Syracuse’s first Chief Data Officer. It is an exciting opportunity to take on the challenge of building a more data-driven government...

Led by Data (Part II)

Led by Data (Part II)

This is a big vision that even the largest cities have just recently started to take on. It will take time and patience, but as we finalize our plans to improve the infrastructure of Syracuse..

Onward

Onward

After several weeks of spelunking through data, taking countless phone calls, scheduling tons of meetings, wordsmithing ideas, surviving paper cuts, and strategizing more than one would in a game of risk we've made it to the third stage of our work: preparing to deliver...