When teachers at a secondary school in Beijing, China grew frustrated with their complicated and haphazard array of incompatible multimedia equipment, the school turned to a more centralized and streamlined solution that provided better, less complex multimedia technology at a lower cost that gave students and teachers better access to course materials.
This video from Council Associate Partner Veolia illustrates how the company has used waste management and environmental services to help New Orleans and other areas affected by Hurricane Katrina to recover.
This documentary profiles 10 megaprojects currently under development around the world, including the Dubai World Central Airport, Songdo International Business District in South Korea, Nicaragua's Grand Canal and the Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor.
Students at the University of Texas at Austin used the RideScout app to help plan mass transit trips to save time when commuting to and from classes.
A 'Smart City' is one that has processes in place to make service delivery better, faster and cheaper. Many times, the application of a new technology will provide this edge, but sometimes it is a low-tech solution that best meets the 'better, faster, cheaper' test. As Lavasa's technology partner, MyCity Technologies helps the city make these decisions; but technologies alone does not make Lavasa (or any city) smart. Proceed to read the Master Plan for Lavasa.
In this white paper, Clevest lays out the importance of a smart mobile workforce and related aspects to consider when city officials begin planning their smart city upgrade strategies. The paper also addresses how a smart mobile workforce can help cities efficiently and sustainably provide the services needed by their citizens.
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.
Thanks to the Yammer private social network and interactive models from Corinth Classroom, students at two schools 5,000 miles apart are able to collaborate on an international education project. Watch the video for details.
With help from software development and consulting company Invid, the University of Puerto Rico Humacao has added another layer of safety to its security measures -- the faculty and students themselves. Watch the video to find out how a mobile application allows them to report incidents and medical emergencies with a button push.