Though many cities are rushing to launch smart city projects willy nilly, Seattle is taking a deeper look at how to implement new technology that doesn’t build more dumb silos.
Seattle is making a concerted effort to put new connected technology in place that is properly integrated horizontally instead of it building vertical silos.
See also: Mid-sized cities lead the smart city charge
For example, dumb smart city project could include multiple weather sensors installed on municipal utility poles that send information to multiple data centers

Internet of Things