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Winston-Salem again makes Top 10 Digital City

November 9, 2018

The center cited the city’s use of data to better allocate city resources and combat such issues as blight in neighborhoods; its development of an “open data” portal that will be a prominent feature on the new city website now in development; its implementation of an online sign-up tool for citizens who want to speak at City Council meetings, and which allows the city to better identify trends; and the city’s active cyber-security program that includes training, preventative measures and disaster-recovery initiatives. Tom Kureczka, the city’s chief information officer, said that the ranking is national affirmation of the city’s collaborative approach to using technology. “Multiple city departments, working together, have enabled us to leverage technology to efficiently provide more and improved services to our community,” Kureczka said.

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