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Engaged citizens are critical to the success of smart cities initiatives. We wrap up our series on engagement with reasons to get started today, successful projects worth emulating and tools that will help.
A Microsoft partner has come up with a solution to speed voter check-in and verification. Get details on the Scytl ePollBook and other technologies that are modernizing the voting process and also encouraging greater voter participation.
Many cities are building apps to better connect with their citizens, but are they giving them the apps they really want? Don't miss a new IBM report on apps people say they want most. There are some surprises.
Experts have long predicted that real-time energy data would create a bonanza of new energy services. Now Enel and partners from 10 EU countries are determined to make it happen. Read about the new Flexiciency initiative.
Eight Spanish cities reduced electricity consumption by 64% and saved over 4,300 tonnes of C02 last year. How did they do it? Enel Group companies installed thousands of cutting-edge lights and smart controls, replacing traditional lampposts.
The goal of a new mental health app is to prevent hundreds of deaths from mass killings by identifying and stopping people before they kill. Click to learn more about it.
Learn how the public sector is using a wide range of cloud solutions from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Alphinat, Imex Systems and others to offer innovative services that increase citizen satisfaction -- and lower costs.
Philadelphia has fewer officers patrolling the streets, yet crime is down and the number of murders has fallen to the lowest rate in nearly 50 years. The police commissioner credits the city’s smart policing strategies. Read more ways cities are using technology to improve public safety.
How can cities connect residents with economic opportunity? How can they give local businesses a boost? One solution may be as close as the nearest web browser or smartphone. Learn why.