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Innovation in Tech, Part 1, City of Orlando

Managing all the IT (information technology) in a city is a tall task. Rosa Akhtarkhavari, chief information officer, City of Orlando, tells Peggy Smedley how it uses technology to advance public safety and create a smarter government. She talks about how to connect all the systems together and to make for quicker and faster [...]

Someone You Should Know, Part 2, City of Orlando

Orlando is becoming a hub for innovation. Peggy Smedley is joined by Charles Ramdatt, director of smart cities, City of Orlando, to talk about how the community has evolved as a smart city in the past several years. He identifies hurdles and offers advice for others that might also be involved in smart-city projects. [...]

Safety Zone, ASSE, Fleet Safety

Transportation incidents account for roughly 40% of workplace fatalities in 2016. Peggy Smedley is joined by Carl Heinlein, senior safety consultant, American Contractors Insurance Group, and director at large, ASSE (American Society of Safety Engineers), to discuss fleet safety, training, programs, and cracking down on texting and driving.

Learn IT, Carnegie Mellon University

Peggy Smedley is joined by Azizan Aziz, assistant research professor at the Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics in the School of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University, who talks about a new building energy diagnostic tool. They discuss how this innovation can help cities and construction companies build smarter cities.