Video, geospatial technologies, and artificial intelligence are critical technologies that local governments will need to support transparency, sharing information, and effective service provision

Although data indicates local governments will need a variety of communications technologies going forward, those most likely to support transparency, effective service provision, and sharing information are weighted heavily towards…

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Future technologies will enhance relevant, local, diverse content by engaging the recipient (viewer, reader, listener, etc.) in more meaningful, intuitive and targeted ways

As noted by both local government producers of content, as well as the community media centers’ staff, producers and users, one of the challenges, even with a single topic, subject…

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As communications technology becomes more integral to many facets of life, new iterations will benefit those who can continually invest in them but could also further exasperate the digital divide

For example, while teleworking does not require high levels of competency, it does require technology tools and software, a broadband Internet connection, training, and a productive work space at home.…

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