Metro’s Connected Nashville Plan Needs Tech Industry Input
Written by: Alex Curtis | Posted Oct 27, 2017

On October 12, 2017, Metro Nashville Government released a draft set of recommendations aimed at harnessing the power of technology and data to make Nashville a smarter, more connected city. These recommendations are focused on how to use data to increase our awareness of the needs of residents and visitors, and how to use technology to maximize capabilities to respond to those needs.

If you were not able to attend the public unveiling, you can watch Metro Nashville Networks’ recording of the meeting at This event kicked off a four-week community engagement period, intended to gather input from Metro residents on recommendations that will set technology direction for Nashville in coming years.

 The city wants you to help set that direction. Your shared insights will help to make the best recommendations regarding the use of data to improve the lives of residents and visitors. 



Your participation in this process is critical to the success of Connected Nashville. Take the time now to:

–          Review the vision document at

–          Take the survey to provide feedback on a single item, or select multiple items for input. The survey is open through Friday, November 10.

Please also share this link widely with your colleagues, friends, and family. A broad base of community feedback will ensure that everyone’s needs are represented as Metro aims to build a smarter, more Connected Nashville.

Thank you for your consideration and participation!

Robyn Mace, Ph.D., CPP
Chief Data Officer
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
Information Technology Services