The 2020 Global Readiness Challenge is the result of many years of hard work including analysis of city needs, challenge design, outreach campaigns and over 45 workshops in North America alone. In this process we learned that face to face interactions at workshops and conferences, while essential in the learning process, failed to accelerate actual project planning.
Asheville, NC's civic hackers are using data to help their city's vulnerable populations – from working with a homeless coalition to helping the city find jobs and housing for formerly incarcerated people. The Asheville initiatives are part of a national effort to help underserved citizens.
If your city isn’t tourist friendly, you’re missing out on a big economic boost. And now Fort Lauderdale is giving you more competition. Learn about how a new initiative powered by Civic Resource Group is helping tourists there and in other cities have more fun and, more importantly, spend more money.
Silver Spring introduces Operations Optimizer... Civic plays strong role in the future of augmented reality... GE and Alstom Grid team up... Itron helps Grand Prairie upgrade its water metering... Apex CoVantage develops smart grid pilot in Tunisia. Lean more at the site.
The job of the CIO is changing fast. A new survey finds technology officers are rapidly switching from managing hardware to managing services. Learn why and what that means for your staff, your budget and your job.
Car2Go vehicles are shared vehicles, but the latest generation of them will provide a much more personalized experience. Rolling out in Vancouver, B.C. and at Smart Cities Week, see how the service aims to get more people out of their own cars.
With the latest addition to its expanding smart cities portfolio, Civic Resource Group International takes smart parking to a new level with an application that can connect various smart city components.
Augmented reality doesn’t distract people from the world around them; it helps them experience it more. Learn how data-driven services from Civic Resource Group International help people become better connected and how that pays off for cities and urban dwellers alike.
What do the smartest cities have in common? What's even more important than money in advancing smart cities? With support from Civic Resource Group, college students in California studied cities there to find out. The results may surprise -- and inspire -- other cities.
Civic Resource Group joins Microsoft CityNext… Bechtel, CH2M and Black & Veatch ranked as top design firms… CNN highlights Hutchison Kinrot portfolio companies' water solutions… Intel and Fujitsu partner on Internet of Things platform for public sector… 2015 IoT Evolution Product of the Year award goes to Silver Spring Networks.