A Partnership for Smart City Digital Public Infrastructure

OTTAWA – The CIO Strategy Council is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Open City Network (OCN) to advance Canada’s digital public infrastructure.

“The evolving technology landscape has transformed the way in which data can be accessed, used and monetized in our cities” said Keith Jansa, Executive Director of the CIO Strategy Council. “This raises questions surrounding the governance of data that are in need of answers.”

Through this work, the Open City Network and CIO Strategy Council will establish a series of formal standards for the governance and exchange of data in the smart city space.

“These standards will be a key part of the digital public infrastructure that will underpin smart cities in Canada. They’ll drive government innovation and unlock new economic, social and democratic good,” said Andy Best, Executive Director of the Open City Network. “We are proud to partner with the CIO Strategy Council in developing these much needed standards.”


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