Digital Cities

Call for Entries - Digital Cities Survey 2018

The Center for Digital Government invites government participation in the 18th annual Digital Cities Survey, open to all U.S. cities!

by Janet Grenslitt / July 18, 2018


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The online survey is open to all U.S. cities. Awards are based on five population classifications.
New! Citizen-centric characteristic & Emerging Technologies info. There are no fees to participate..

Top-ranked cities will receive the Digital Cities Survey award and will be honored at a reception during National League of Cities' annual conference Nov. 7-10, 2018 in Los Angeles.

Based on the 10 key characteristics of a digital city, you answer one narrative question for each, provide brief descriptions and some links, and respond to check-box questions.

Characteristics that comprise 2018 Digital Cities:

  • Open
  • Citizen-centric
  • Collaborative
  • Secure
  • Staffed/Supported
  • Connected
  • Efficient
  • Resilient
  • Innovative
  • Best Practices

Consolidated city/county governments may select one survey in which to participate annually, either the Digital Cities Survey or the Digital Counties Survey conducted in the spring.

The Center thanks Accela, Dell EMC, Laserfiche, NEC Corporation of America, Periscope Holdings, Pure Storage, Spectrum Enterprise, Tanium and Tyler Technologies for underwriting the 2018 Digital Cities Survey.

For questions please contact: Janet Grenslitt, Director of Surveys and Awards,