You cannot afford to make your digital infrastructure an afterthought. The ability for your systems to talk to each other is at the very heart of what it means to be a smart city. Read on for a checklist of five components of an effective digital infrastructure strategy.
The Obama Administration released a package of federal and local datasets earlier this year when it launched The Opportunity Project. The idea was to enable local leaders, technologists and citizens to use the data to tackle inequities that limit opportunity and upward mobility in their communities. Click to see some of the results.
There is no security without cybersecurity. As your city looks to the IoT and cloud to provide the services your citizens want, it’s critical that you’re also able to demonstrate that you can protect their data. Learn why and how to get started.
Mali is one of many regions experiencing severe water scarcity. With a growing population, a Malian water utility decided it was time to rein in its water losses so it could increase the amount of water available to the cities it serves. The techniques it used apply anywhere in the world.
A sustainable energy supply that helps you make progress toward your climate goals doesn’t have to be prohibitively expensive. In fact, as places like California and Charlotte demonstrate, it could end up saving you millions of dollars. Read on for three tips to help you get started.
Connected cars are expected to be fairly common on our highways and city streets within a few years. They're seen as the way to make cars safer and the driving experience easier, improve traffic flow, reduce pollution and more. But that raises a big question: What do cities need to do to accommodate them?
A recently completed connected smart street lighting trial went so well in Tianjin, China, the city's government wants to greatly expand the deployment. And add a digital incubation center as a test bed for innovative technologies with Council Lead Partner GE's energy startup Current.
We’re still years away from a true Internet of Things where everything is connected, but Schneider Electric is helping to get cities closer to that point by moving us toward an Internet of Buildings. Learn how this smart approach can help building owners reduce energy use and help cities toward climate goals.
Terrible traffic is a nearly $150 billion annual drain on the U.S. economy alone through lost productivity, environmental damage and social costs. Disjointed traffic management systems are on big reason why. See how Microsoft and Cubic plan to get your traffic moving for less.
To thrive, cities need well-educated, high-tech workforces and cities across Australia are developing them by starting young. Check out three winning ideas from showcase schools that you can put to work in your own city. (Some of the ideas use tools you already have.)