Virginia, a 2018 Readiness Challenge winner, stood-up a COVID-19 dashboard in one (1) week in April 2020. This milestone was a key indicator of the Commonwealth’s progress on its smart journey. This milestone was NOT the result of a new technology development; but a data vision, a shift in data culture and a framework for data sharing. The COVID-19 dahsboard provided Governor Northam and state leaders the intelligence they needed to make critical actionable decisions saving lives.
Health & Human Services
In recent months, Miami, like many other cities, has been concentrating on COVID-19 pandemic-related needs—establishing small business and resident assistance programs, drive-thru virus testing and other initiatives. In 2017, however, when the city was named a Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge winner, it was prompted to consider how smart collaboration, not just smart technology would solve problems, according to Mike Sarasti, Miami’s CIO.
Advances in information and communications technologies (ICT) will transform the delivery of essential health, education and other human services in powerful ways – and smart cities will ride the wave to ensure a better life for their residents.
Johnson Controls - Responding quickly to government needs. Johnson Controls can rapidly mobilize technical resources – including planning and design engineers, project managers, installers, communication specialists, service technicians
and more – to help communities meet their needs, protect citizens and stay ahead of the crisis.