Open Data in New York City

After the economic recession at the beginning of the last century, the United States government provided various different services within cities, such as social services. Unfortunately, because of poor management (Desai et al. 2012; Axinn, Stern 2011; Marx 2003; Reid 1995), these services often failed. Therefore, people asked for freedom and independence from these services. … Continue Reading »

Launch of Morgenstadt City Challenge

  International competition: Open to all municipalities aiming to improve their sustainability credentials. What makes a town or city fit for the future? Fraunhofer IAO, together with its numerous industry and city partners in the Innovation Network “Morgenstadt: City Insights” has developed an action-oriented model to provide precise answers to this question. Now they’ve launched an … Continue Reading »