Technology is changing at a faster pace than ever before. So how do cities keep up? In this episode we explore how cities can use technological innovation to provide better services for their citizens, and how some cities are already doing so. We also explore why many cities are hiring CIOs for the first time. (1:58) Why many cities might want to hire a CIO. (5:54) How cities are technology platforms. (8:53) How cities use technology to prioritize resources. (10:48) The ways that technology can make cities more responsive and interactive. (15:00) Blockchain and smart cities. (16:30) Wrestling technology to be of service to us. (17:35) How technology is connecting smaller urban areas to megacities. (19:05) The importance of building an open world. To learn more about The Future of Cities, visit FutureOfCities.com. This podcast is presented by Katerra. Better, faster, lower cost building projects are long overdue. Katerra is applying technology to optimize every aspect of building design and construction. To learn more about how you can join their growing team, visit katerra.com.