Policy and leadership

Cities Introduce Smart Programs in Divergent Manners

Sun, 2016-03-06 17:00 -- SCC Staff
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Cities across the globe have followed multiple tracks in their quest to become "smart." It isn’t a question of right or wrong. However, two key themes are emerging in their approach -- either start with a pilot project that produces quick results, or undertake a comprehensive master plan that strategically lays out the coming years and decades.

German Volunteer Fire Departments Streamline Operations with Municipal Government Solution

Fri, 2016-01-22 16:00 -- SCC Staff
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The municipal governments of three villages in the German state of Baden-Württemberg -- Beuren, Bühlertal, and Steinenbronn -- needed to better support their volunteer firefighters and communities with more efficient administration. To address these challenges, the three governments turned to Microsoft CityNext partner CODE3.

Smart Cities Open Data Guide

Mon, 2015-08-24 11:40 -- SCC Staff
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Ready to start down the open data path but not sure where to begin? The Smart Cities Open Data Guide is a collection of lessons learned and best practices from cities that blazed the open data trail. It offers resources and expert guidance for city leaders and staff to get started on their own open data initiatives.

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