Examples and case studies

Hamilton County Dept. of Education: Deeper Student Insights Leave a Deep Impact

Wed, 2013-10-16 16:15 -- Liz Enbysk
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In Hamilton County, Tennessee, the essence of educational intelligence is insight through granularity. As you'll read in this case study, by leveraging analytics and advanced modeling tools, the county’s teachers, counselors and administrators have a better understanding of how adverse patterns develop and can now step in earlier to keep students on the right track.

Nurturing Ireland's Emerging Blue Economy by Listening to Sensors in the Sea

Wed, 2013-10-16 14:16 -- Liz Enbysk
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Dr. Peter Heffernan, Chief Executive of the Irish Marine Institute in Galway, Ireland, sees the “blue economy” as one of the key engines for Ireland’s future economic growth. Read in this case study how, with Council member IBM and other consortium partners, the Institute is helping to make Galway Bay a model of smart ocean practices.

Optimising the Master Plan: Lessons from Deployments in the MENA Region

Thu, 2013-10-10 15:20 -- Liz Enbysk
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The wastewater company in Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman in the Gulf, showed vision as it looked to install a new sewer system across 70% of the Governorate of Muscat. Recognizing they would be digging up streets with large trenches, the company engaged in a study to consider the benefit of creating an FTTH network at the same time. Learn what happened.

Barcelona Realizes Vision of Innovative City Governance with Cloud, Devices and Apps

Wed, 2013-10-02 20:40 -- Liz Enbysk
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Barcelona is recognized as being at the forefront of innovation in city management, having implemented many initiatives that use technology to improve delivery of services to citizens, and increase productivity of employees. How did they do it? This case study walks you through some of what's inside the city's tech toolkit.

City of Charlotte Facilitates Tourism Planning Processes with Event Permitting Solution

Wed, 2013-10-02 19:10 -- Liz Enbysk
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When news broke that the US 2012 Democratic National Convention would be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, the city knew immediately that it was time to replace its manual processes for event permitting with software, especially when considering the challenges that such a large influx of people would bring. Read this case study to learn what Charlotte did and how it worked out.

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