Is There a Role for Artificial Intelligence in Local Government?

Adaptive systems that track changing consumption patterns could help local government find value in AI.

Michael Finch, CIO of Lane County, Ore,
Lane County, Ore., CIO Michael Finch
At the Oregon Digital Government Summit held in Salem earlier this month, Michael Finch, CIO of Lane County, Ore., discussed some of the opportunities for cognitive learning and artificial intelligence at the local government level, citing the ability to better serve constituents with tailored services informed by usage data.

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