The public sector is rife with technological innovations. So many, in fact, that the American Public Works Association recently pitted them against each other in a March Madness-style bracket. After tallying roughly 6,000 votes from public works professionals all over the world, these five technologies emerged as the top five for 2021:
Geographic Information Systems and Asset Management Technologies:
Integration of Technologies:
Small Cell/5G Technologies:
Technology for Field Crews:
Virtual Public Engagement Technologies:
For further insight into these trends, SmartBrief reached out to APWA.