Analytics

City functions can be made 'smart' through technologies we call Enablers. As a Technology Enabler, Analytics is one of the digital underpinnings of a smart city as you'll read in this section.

North Carolina Suburb Empowers Water Customers With Hourly Usage Updates

Thu, 2016-05-26 14:30 -- SCC Staff
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Citizens in Cary, North Carolina can manage their water use and identify possible problems with a wireless meter reading system that provides them with hourly water readings. The system, powered by analytics from Council Lead Partner SAS Institute, also is saving the city millions of dollars in operations and personnel costs.

Orange County Turns to Big Data in Effort to Remake Child Support Services

Thu, 2016-05-26 14:00 -- SCC Staff
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Orange County's Department of Child Support Services was looking for a way to take the guesswork out of child support payments. The solution the department hit on was Big Data. Read the discussion to learn how software from Council Lead Partner SAS Institute gave the department the ability to make more accurate predictions and decisions for each family.

Why Data Analytics Must be Part of Your Next Infrastructure Project

Sun, 2016-03-06 17:00 -- SCC Staff
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When city leaders commit to creating a smart city, they need to determine how to orchestrate the convergence of diverse systems. Read the discussion from Council Associate Partner Black & Veatch to learn why data analytics is critical for your smart city development.

Global Connectivity Index 2015: Benchmarking Digital Economy Transformation

Fri, 2016-02-26 12:40 -- SCC Staff
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The economy of all countries is transforming into a digital economy whether they like it or not. The rapid proliferation of cloud computing, Big Data and analytics, and mobility combined with many significant technology changes have created an ICT environment that has enabled the Internet of Things (IoT) to rise and become one of the key disruptive forces in our economic lifetimes.

Worldwide Smart City Business Analytics Software 2015 Vendor Assessment

Fri, 2016-02-12 18:00 -- SCC Staff
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Business intelligence (BI) and analytics are central to smart city initiatives. These solutions are what makes cities smart, and cities need to have an independent assessment of which vendors can provide the best solution for their needs. This report assesses vendors in the analytics software space and features Council Lead Partner SAS Institute as one among a small group of leaders in the field.

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