Information Center

Welcome to the Information Center, an ever-expanding library of resources to help you along the smart city path. Whether you are looking for inspiration and best practices from pioneering smart city initiatives around the world -- or practical, hands-on tools and expert advice to advance your city's smart city objectives -- you'll find all of that and much more here. Be sure to check back often as we are continually updating the Information Center with helpful new materials.

Guidance Note - 5G City Design Principles

Thu, 2019-04-11 05:45 -- Adam Beck

This Guidance Note responds to the emerging challenges and opportunities for cities and towns from the rollout of next generation 5G telecommunications, small cell densification, Internet of Things (IoT) hardware, smart urban infrastructure and increased city owned smart city assets.

These principles are a start in helping build awareness and dialogue among all relevant stakeholders to ensure our streets and public spaces continue to be citizen-focused while ensuring deployment continues.

Wellbeing for Smart Cities Framework Paper

Tue, 2019-03-12 14:43 -- Adam Beck

The Smart Cities Council with it’s partner company evolve24, are working with a consortium of leading organisations focused on data science and social wellbeing – Telstra, Neighbourlytics and the University of Melbourne – to advance social wellbeing as a framework for smart cities investment in the region. This paper outlines this approach, and the tools and methods for accelerating social wellbeing outcomes in smart cities.

City Deals Playbooks

Sun, 2019-02-24 14:55 -- Adam Beck

In the first of many City Deal Playbooks, the Smart Cities Standards edition brings a clear outline of the key smart and sustainable cities standards that should be embodied into negotiation, planning and delivery of the Australian City Deals.

Solving Social Service Challenges with Analytics

Tue, 2016-06-14 13:49 -- Compassionate C...

Leaders are under increasing pressure to rein in spending, while delivering better living standards in their communities. In companion white papers, IBM experts suggest technology can play a significant role in increasing independence, improving quality of life and coordinating services for vulnerable populations.