Smart Columbus seeking Big Data gurus for $50M Smart City transportation project - Columbus - Columbus Business First

Smart Columbus seeking Big Data gurus for $50M Smart City transportation project – Columbus – Columbus Business First

Smart Columbus is seeking IT firms to build the Big Data brain that will power initiatives ranging from booking a parking spot online to lowering infant mortality by getting women to their prenatal doctor visits. Because this is "uncharted territory," there’s no estimate for how much of the $40 million Smart City grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation would go toward this key enabling project, said Brandi Braun , Columbus deputy innovation director and the city’s liaison to the public-private mobility initiative. After a year and a half of planning, "this is our first deployment of a very […]

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