Dakota County makes Intelligent Community Forum Smart 21



By Bill Coleman, Blandin on Broadband

“Dakota County has been named a 2011 Smart 21 Global Intelligent Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. This marks the second consecutive year that Dakota County has received this honor. Two years ago, Dakota Future adopted the Intelligent Community framework and set a goal to be recognized as a Top Seven Intelligent Community.

Intelligent Communities develop broadband availability and use; create, attract and support knowledge workers; address digital inclusion; spur innovation in business and government; and effectively market the community to attract talent and investment.”

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