Seattle Hires Kate Garman as smart city coordinator to help with smart city initiatives
In Seattle, smart city projects are in the works by the departments of transportation, lighting, fire fighting and utilities. To help driver inter-department success, the city has hired Kate Garman to serve as the full time smart city coordinator. According to the city, her job is “to develop a strategy that ensures the city’s smart city projects are running smoothly and efficiently and are following city standards and policies.”
“Seattle strives to become a smarter city, responsibly use new technologies and data to improve our community’s quality of life. This means bringing together stakeholders from across the city to understand when these technologies can provide value, and to facilitate deployment in a manner trusted by our community,” Said Chief Technology Officer Michael Mattmille. Read the full article here.