When a city experiences a major emergency -- such as a major storm -- and doesn't have enough resources of its own to take care of it, surrounding cities are often called on to help. Read the case study to learn about Clevest's Automatic Vehicle Location system with Mutual Aid and how it can cut costs and risks associated with resource sharing.
The Albuquerque Water Authority needed to get away from paper-based service orders, but wanted an automated solution that would work with its enterprise management system and help it deal with inoperable meters. Clevest's Workforce Management solution provided benefits that led to organizational cost savings and higher customer satisfaction. Read the case study for details.
Maintaining school campus safety and security is a challenge, even more so when classroom buildings are designed to be open. Read the case study to learn how Cisco helped a Hawaiian school improve its security with its video surveillance software.
After learning it needed to greatly expand capacity quickly, a California wind farm turned to S&C Electric. S&C provided end-to-end project and construction management as well as commissioning and testing services.
This Guide provides detailed, expert analysis of 28 municipal finance tools for city leaders investing in the future. Many of the tools represent alternatives to the traditional funding mechanisms municipalities have used for decades.
Ready to start down the open data path but not sure where to begin? The Smart Cities Open Data Guide is a collection of lessons learned and best practices from cities that blazed the open data trail. It offers resources and expert guidance for city leaders and staff to get started on their own open data initiatives.
The Smart Cities Readiness Guide is the first collaborative and comprehensive framework for a smart city, against which cities can assess their readiness to innovate – identifying a path, taking next steps and measuring their progress. Updated in August 2015, the new version features more than 50 new case studies and new chapter content.
When a Massachusetts school district consolidated its summer school operations into one building officials were worried about sky high energy prices. But Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform enabled them to manage their heating and cooling equipment and cut costs. Learn more in this case study.
In December 2014, a fire broke out at the Maldives Water and Sewerage Co. generator unit located on the island capital Malé, cutting off drinking water to over 150,000 people. Read in this case study how communications giant Ooredoo stepped in to help.
How can a residential electric vehicle charger improve grid reliability, reduce emissions and support clean energy? In this paper, Dr. Valery Miftakhov explains how eMotorWerks uses the OSIsoft PI System to enable "true vehicle-to-grid integration" through their JuiceBox Smart[Grid] Charging System.