Best practices

Bringing the Internet of Things to the London Underground

Tue, 2014-04-22 13:58 -- SCC Staff

London's famous Underground rail system has been around since 1863 but it remains today one of the world's most progressive. Watch this video to learn how Telent, the company that governs its operation, is working with Council Global Partner Microsoft and other vendors to bring the latest innovations to the transit system and how it is streamlining operations.

Smart City Progress Report: Japan

Tue, 2013-07-16 06:14 -- Eric Woods

Although Japan was a laggard in making the move to the smart grid, don't think the same will be true for smart cities. And as Eric Woods of Navigant Research points out, other countries can learn from Japan’s emphasis on collaboration between the private sector, central government and local governments in developing smart cities.