What Is An Intelligent Community
Didyou know that Lethbridge is among 145 communities around the world who have been recognized by the Intelligent Community Forum?
Intelligent Communities are places that have recognized the opportunities and challenges created by Information Technologies and have taken conscious steps to create an economy capable of prospering in the 21st century. The Intelligent Community model is based on six pillars that provide framework for collective discussion, understanding and action around community-driven priorities that are enabled through broadband capacity and technology.
Ealier this year we finalized a strategy
that was developed based on the feedback from 100+ community members, 20 telephone interviews and 22 steering committee members who have dedicated over 500 hours to this process. A few key milestones include launching of an Open Data Portal
, supporting the 3 Day Startup
Coming October 2016, and conducting a brand reserach survey
(Open until October 15, 2016), to gain a better understanding of the experience of living in this city.
We're already a pretty intelligent community. Here's what the community has highlighted so far.