Cloud software services are bringing about rapid and diverse changes to how a water utility operates and how data is used. As new systems often require new technology resources to operate and support, this Badger Meter white paper explains why utilities are finding cloud computing to be a viable alternative to investing in additional hardware.
At the May 2013 World Economic Forum on Africa, the Nigerian National Identity Management Commission and MasterCard announced the planned issuance of 13 million National Identity Smart Cards as a pilot program. This case study describes what is considered the broadest financial inclusion initiative of its kind on the African continent.
New Taipei city government began constructing and integrating the public cloud and service cloud, not only to strengthen city government operations and that of its subordinate agencies, but also to determine public sentiment regarding government services. Get details in this Microsoft case study.
The city of Fès, Morocco, needed a way to more clearly quantify the needs of its citizens and the associated performance of its agencies. The African Development Bank chose Fès to test the AfDB City Dashboard, developed with Microsoft and designed to help cities monitor their service performance. Learn more in this case study.
The city of Redmond, Washington implemented Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for public-sector organizations to streamline operations and empower employees with meaningful data. Learn in this case study about the additional benefits the city is realizing.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals, one of the largest providers of emergency care services in Europe, wanted to gain better access to data so that it could identify trends and improve services. Read in this case study how healthcare solutions provider Ascribe leveraged big data, business intelligence and Microsoft technology to make it happen.
Created by the IBM Center for the Business of Government, Using Innovation and Technology to Improve City Services studies emerging trends in the innovative services that smart cities offer and the ways that the cities themselves are adapting to create those services. It presents six key findings in how cities are implementing services and six key actions cities are taking to innovate. The report also uses 12 U.S. cities as case studies, providing examples of especially innovative ways that those cities have adapted.
This Connecting cities: Emerging markets report from MasterCard has been produced to kick-start a dialogue about how we can take collaboration in urban mobility and development to the next level and ensure that we build smart cities for smart citizens.
This valuable report from Bechtel and re:focus partners helps guide cities on how to leverage private investment in building more resilient and integrated infrastructure. It summarizes projects that create both public value and private investment opportunities.