Atlanta’s CIO Lays Groundwork for a Smarter City

Originally Published by Jake Williams, StateScoop

It’s been eight months since Samir Saini dove into his role as Atlanta’s chief information officer, but already he’s seeing the city’s IT future coming together – on a backbone built of fiber.

The former Atlanta Housing Authority CIO spent most of his first few months on the job streamlining and organizing the city’s information technology operations. But he also began laying the groundwork to make Atlanta a more connected city.

“We’re on that [smart city] path,” Saini told… read more