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Group project.weeks.blake.johnson Group project.weeks.blake.johnson Presentation Transcript

    • Margo Blake
    • JoEtta Johnson
    • LaTonya M. Weeks
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    • November 30, 2010 
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    • PADM 6221-Issues in Urban Administration
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    • Group Project
    • Information Technology
  • Urban Administration Information Technology in Las Vegas Miami Philadelphia
  • LAS VEGAS
  • MIAMI
  • PHILADELPHIA
  • As in any huge city, Information Technology is usually the driving force. It offers innovative and a variety of opportunities for citizens and government to interact and receive useful information that not only impacts the residents, but the City as a whole.
  • Miami City Snapshot
    • Population: 362, 470
    • Economic Condition: Stable
    • Government Style: Mayor – Commissioner
  • Current Technology Trends in Miami
    • ePark Computer Labs – gives all residents access to computers
    • Kiosks – providing access to online city services and internet
    • An updated Fire-Rescue Computer aid dispatch
  • Philadelphia City Snapshot
    • Population: 1,517,550
    • Economic Condition: Stable
    • Government Style: Mayor – Council
  • Current Technology Trends in Philadelphia
    • Partnership with Google
    • Department o f Technology
    • Digital Philadelphia
  • City Snapshot of Las Vegas
    • Population: 567, 641
    • Economic Condition: Unstable
    • Government Style: Council-Manager
  • Current Technology Trends in Las Vegas
    • Mobile Applications are being devised to promote information technology
    • Various cost-reducing methods
    • McCarran airport implementation of scanning devices
  • Challenges
    • Security and privacy for users
    • Maintenance and management of the system and individual hardware
    • Financial sustainability
  • Key Findings
    • Information Technology is imperative to the growth of any growing city in government
    • Use of Information Technology aids citizens in their use of government and educational resources
    • Information Technology simplifies and improves transactions
  • Analysis of the Issue
    • Information Technology is growing field that is ever evolving
    • Cities must utilize all resources available in order to stay competitive
    • Information Technology is a broad scope and can be applied to various areas of government
  • Research Methods
    • Data and information were drawn from
    • local government websites, news articles,
    • and the Managing Urban America textbook.
    • A cumulative analysis was conducted as
    • the cities share similar attributes.