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.

The Value of Big Data and Analytics in Government

Tue, 2014-11-25 15:44 -- SCC Staff

As public sector leaders evaluate the costs of the effort, they may have a difficult time evaluating the benefits of investing in Big Data infrastructure. This video session with Oracle and the California Department of Corrections focuses on the benefits of implementing a big data program and the capabilities it builds in public sector organizations.

City Stories: Barcelona, Spain

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:41 -- SCC Staff

This video provides a view of Barcelona through the eyes of Lluis Sanz Marco, Director of Information, and Albert Isern, CEO of Bismart Business Intelligence, a Barcelona-based Microsoft partner. They discuss how using Microsoft technology enables them to collect, analyze and generate near real-time business intelligence with Big Data collected from social media feeds, GPS signals and data from government systems.