Gartner Research

Improving Safety of Public Housing Residents: Digital Civic Moment

Published: 16 February 2016

ID: G00298695

Analyst(s): Jeff Vining


Many local governments are responsible for managing public housing programs on tight budgets. This research helps CIOs think about a digital civic moment scenario using the Internet of Things and other technologies to improve the health and safety of residents or other vulnerable populations.

Table Of Contents



  • A Digital Civic Moment: Fighting Loss of Contact With Technology
  • Chronology of Automating Medical Alert/Emergency Response Systems for Public Housing Residents
    • Plan for Action (Technology Reducing Loss of Contact)
    • The Process
    • Call for Action
    • Happy Outcome
  • Implication of the Digital Civic Moment
    • Value Creation
  • What Is Digital Business?

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