As we move along into this young decade we can see technological capabilities increasing at an incredible rate. As they get better, they are also becoming cheaper. Huge expenditures for software and devices are not common anymore with competition for phone, tablets, apps and cloud based software. Cities will be looking to these technologies to save costs not only on the capabilities but also to use the new technology to save operational costs on a day to day basis. Mashable.com has an excellent article on some of the ways to save.