The Author will focus on two aspects that digital challenges that are increasingly affecting the public administration: open data and algorithms. These are themes characterized by a different degree of elaboration on the normative, jurisprudential and doctrinal level and they represent relevant phenomena under many profiles which also lead to the principle of adequacy of the public action.
The Author will examine the open data discipline and the importance that data have assumed in the public function. The “electronic democratic participation” can be a tool for the co-creation and enrichment of the information heritage of public administrations.
The Author will focus on how the use of ICT and AI therefore enhances the ability of administrations to base their decisions on the analysis of large amounts of data (so-called big data) directly related to each particular case.
The Author will analyze the legal formulas necessary to implement the redevelopment of the public function, in particular considering the tools, standards and simplification procedures useful in the relationship between the city and technological innovations for a process of collaborative transformation.
The Author will examine how the process of digitalization of Public Administration requires and involves the adaptation of existing urban planning tools to an integrated and sustainable perspective, improving legal models to manage the increasing of smart cities (e.g. the temporary use of public spaces).
The Author will analyze how the use of new technologies in the public sector affects and include the opportunity to rethink public services (transportation, healthcare, education, waste management, etc.) according to the new paradigm, considering also further challenges that could concern the relation between smarts cities and their inhabitants, or smart cities and other levels of government.