The Long Haul—Future-Proofing Infrastructure

Sept. 5, 2018

Smart tech investments in infrastructure take center stage in our discussions with project leaders. They discuss how they’re helping communities meet needs that last for the long haul.


Frank Vieveen, program manager for the City of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, shares how he selects smart city and digital economy projects that streamline city life.


Sarah Hoban, a global project manager and lead associate for Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington D.C., discusses how project teams can prioritize the right infrastructure technology investments in developing countries.


Ed Blayney, innovation project manager for the Office of Performance Improvement and Innovation in Louisville, Kentucky, talks about how smaller cities can run innovative projects while still being careful stewards of taxpayer funds.


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Key Themes:

[0:45] The impact of population growth on infrastructure

[2:20] Innovation tips for small cities

[3:45] Community-sourced innovation

[6:30] Capacity-building in developing countries

[11:15] Trends disrupting urban infrastructure projects

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