Smart City Concepts

OGC Smart Cities Spatial Information Framework

Tue, 2015-03-03 09:36 -- SCC Staff

Location information can provide valuable insight that smart cities can use to improve the lives of citizens. The Open Geospatial Consortium Smart Cities Spatial Information Framework provides guidance on planning and implementing open spatial standard architectures, which are key to driving interoperability and efficiency in GIS projects.

Smart Cities, Smart Diplomacy

Thu, 2015-01-29 16:16 -- SCC Staff

Much has been written about India's quest to build 100 smart cities. This brief video from India's Ministry of External Affairs provides a high-level overview of India's plans to tranform its urban landscape and its diplomatic efforts to reach out to other nations -- the U.S., Japan, Singapore and Australia among them -- to help make it happen.

Bold Leadership and Engaged Communities

Wed, 2014-11-05 18:12 -- SCC Staff

Cities everywhere are reinventing themselves to nurture the strong, differentiating identities that attract new citizens and businesses. In this video, IBM General Manager Michael Dixon explains how smarter cities solutions can help improve cities in areas such as public safety, water management, transportation and more.