Senior Account Executive and Team Lead, State & Local Government Practice, ESRI
Anthony Puzzo is a senior-level Account Executive and Team Lead for Esri with the State & Local Government practice, based in Washington, DC. Esri is the world leader in geospatial information systems, which provides a powerful platform to discover, use, make and share geographic data, analytics and maps anywhere, any time and on any device. Anthony has over 15 years of experience in information technology, business development and corporate leadership within the enterprise software and information industry. Anthony earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Central Florida in 2001.
The idea “smart communities” has been around awhile. Many who rally around this concept see how communities are building and strengthened through technology. A widely-accepted concept, there is abundant evidence that demonstrate the move from point solutions to a comprehensive strategy that includes methods to address Social Inequities.
A strategy for building smart communities includes:
- Understanding how to apply technology to gain short-term wins through simple applications that move the organization forward
- Developing a framework for data-driven decisions
- Leveraging ideas like Internet of Things to deliver government in real-time
- Combine with performance measurements to inform iterative policymaking