Publications

Books

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Brain Gain

How innovative cities create job growth in an age of disruption

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Seizing Our Destiny

2012’s best communities to live, work, grow and prosper in – and how they got that way

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Broadband Economies

Creating the Community of the 21st Century

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Responsive Countryside

The Digital Age and Rural Communities

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Future Cities

Designing Better, Smarter, More Sustainable and Secure Cities

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Networked Communities

Strategies for Digital Collaboration

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Switched On

Australia's First Online Community, Ipswich Queensland

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The Safe City

Living Free in a Dangerous World

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MegaCrunch

Ten Survival Strategies for 21st Century Challenges

Reports and White Papers

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The Intelligent Community in Numbers 2017
This new research report is a statistical portrait of the Intelligent Community.

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Humanizing Data
Data has become the heartbeat of the new economy and the lifeblood of smart public policy in the 21st Century.

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Innovation and the Public Sector
ICF profiles four Intelligent Communities in Australia, Canada, Finland and the United States, and their distinct approaches to digital innovation in the public sector.

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Ladders of Opportunity
ICF shares the strategies and experiences of four Intelligent Communities in building the workforce of the future.

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The Internet of Cities
While technologists sing the praises of the Internet of Things, we celebrate the Internet of Cities.

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Sharpening Canada's Competitive Edge
Published by ICF and ICF Canada, a report analyzing 27 Canadian intelligent communities.

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Broadband: the essential utility
An evidence-based case that broadband should be declared an essential utility. Published by ICF Canada.

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Creating City to City Connections 2016
How two cities on opposite sides of the Atlantic built a relationship that translated into economic value, with the promise of more to come.

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From Revolution to Renaissance
How Intelligent Communities Plan for a Future of Economic, Technological and Environmental Disruption

 

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The Revolutionary Community
Urban and regional planning

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Community as Canvas
Culture as a development tool

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Partners in Progress
Report from the Minnesota Intelligent Rural Communities project

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Innovation and Employment in Intelligent Communities

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Intelligent Communities: Platforms for Innovation

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Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2011

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Health in the Intelligent Community

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Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2010

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The Education "Last Mile"
Closing the Gap Between School and Work