Orange County, Florida's Commitment to Sustainability makes it a Readiness Challenge 2021 Winner!

The Smart Cities Council has announced that Orange County, Florida, USA as one of three (3) Readiness Challenge Winners - kick starting the Council's 2021 Readiness Program. The other two are Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

Orange County will lead a Readiness Cohort about ‘Smart & Healthy’ Buildings through the second calendar quarter of 2021 – culminating in a Scoping Charrette (hopefully ‘in-person’) in Orange County with city leaders, participating cities and solution providers.

SCC Partner Spotlight

The World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (WeGO) is an international association of city and other local governments, smart tech solutions providers, and national and regional institutions committed to the transformation of cities into smart sustainable cities.WeGO has 170+ members around the world and serves as their international platform to improve the quality of life, innovate in the delivery of public services, and strengthen regional competitiveness.

Top Downloads

The Mayor's Fund for London is calling on businesses and community organizations to support its...
To prevent infant mortality through proper care and nutrition in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains,...
The Prince's Trust is a UK youth charity that helps struggling young people aged 13 to 30 get into...
In this short video, Laurent Schmitt of Alstom Grid, a Council Global Partner, explains how big...

Virtual training in a post-COVID 19 world

Tue, 2020-06-23 17:56 -- SCC Partner
06/22/2020

COVID-19 is forcing cities and utilities to consider how they can expedite their digital transformation while still operating. A perfect storm of operational risks are on the horizon for cities and utilities as they manage -
 Work from home
 Risk of infection taking you off schedule
 Phasing out old skills for new skills
 Moving from centralized operations to remote operations
 The downsizing of their workforce
 Institutional knowledge retiring

Orlando’s smart cities journey positioned it to swiftly react to the COVID crisis

Tue, 2020-06-16 15:27 -- SCC Staff
06/15/2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to increasingly affect cities across the U.S. earlier this year, a number found they needed to quickly determine a way to provide citizens with access to key city services—and, at the same time, enable municipal employees to work remotely while sheltering in place.

Pages