The Smart Chicago Collaborative mission is to improve lives in Chicago through technology.
Our vision revolves around access to the Internet, the skills to use the Internet, and the data that supports strong economic growth around solving our common problems through technology.
- Access: Affordable Internet access is available in every home, businesses use the full power of the Internet to drive economic growth, and Chicago leads the way in next-generation networks and innovation
- Skills: All Chicagoans have the ability to achieve the digital skills they need to enrich their lives and help them thrive in a 21st century economy
- Data: Chicago is at the center of the civic innovation sector of the technology industry and the region’s governments and nonprofits leverage data to make new applications, accelerate open source development, and help build tools that solve problems