DISCUSSION

Wellbeing for Smart Cities Framework Paper

Tue, 2019-03-12 22:43 -- Adam Beck
TYPE: 
FORMAT: 

The Smart Cities Council with it’s partner company evolve24, are working with a consortium of leading organisations focused on data science and social wellbeing – Telstra, Neighbourlytics and the University of Melbourne – to advance social wellbeing as a framework for smart cities investment in the region. This paper outlines this approach, and the tools and methods for accelerating social wellbeing outcomes in smart cities.

Smart Cities Procurement Think Tank Report

Sun, 2018-07-01 14:27 -- Adam Beck
TYPE: 
FORMAT: 

In June 2018 Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand assembled a range of stakeholders across government, industry and non-profit sectors to discuss smart cities procurement. This report documents the issues discussed during the day and recommendations for shaping more smart cities-friendly procurement policies and processes.

Roundtable on the future of cities: Smart, connected and thriving

Wed, 2018-06-20 21:19 -- Adam Beck
TYPE: 
FORMAT: 

A smart city is a complex organism of people, governments and organisations that requires holistic solutions – which is why Hitachi and the Smart Cities Council brought together a group of experts in March to explore the challenges and opportunities ahead.

SCCANZ Connected and Autonomous Vehicle City Design Initiative (CAV-CDI)

Thu, 2018-03-08 14:55 -- Adam Beck
TYPE: 
FORMAT: 

This information paper outlines SCCANZ's position on connected and autonomous vehicles, and summarises the elements of the CAV-CDI, which will be a focus on the systematic exploration of the secondary effects of CAV on city development, form and design, and the opportunities to enhance sustainability, resiliency, equity, and liveability.

Digital Built Australia: A policy for smart infrastructure delivery in Australia

Wed, 2018-02-14 15:22 -- Adam Beck
TYPE: 
FORMAT: 

The Digital Built Australia policy primer outlines a suite of policy recommendations for building greater productivity within the construction sector and accelerating the reduction of built environment related greenhouse gas emissions through the greater adoption of technology and data solutions

Data Management Backgrounder: What it is -- and Why it Matters

Mon, 2016-06-27 21:45 -- SCC Staff
TYPE: 
FORMAT: 

You’ve done enough research to know that data management is an important first step in dealing with big data or starting any analytics project. But you’re not too proud to admit that you’re still confused about the differences between master data management and data federation. Read the backgrounder from Council Lead Partner SAS Institute for a quick lesson in data management strategies.

North Carolina Suburb Empowers Water Customers With Hourly Usage Updates

Thu, 2016-05-26 23:30 -- SCC Staff
TYPE: 
FORMAT: 

Citizens in Cary, North Carolina can manage their water use and identify possible problems with a wireless meter reading system that provides them with hourly water readings. The system, powered by analytics from Council Lead Partner SAS Institute, also is saving the city millions of dollars in operations and personnel costs.

Orange County Turns to Big Data in Effort to Remake Child Support Services

Thu, 2016-05-26 23:00 -- SCC Staff
TYPE: 
FORMAT: 

Orange County's Department of Child Support Services was looking for a way to take the guesswork out of child support payments. The solution the department hit on was Big Data. Read the discussion to learn how software from Council Lead Partner SAS Institute gave the department the ability to make more accurate predictions and decisions for each family.

Smart Water Technology - Creating the Cities of Tomorrow

Thu, 2016-04-07 22:30 -- SCC Staff
TYPE: 

Smart water technology is revolutionizing the water utility industry, enabling the leap from paper orders and mechanical meters to workforce automation and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) systems. And mobile workforce management is a big part of it. Read the ebook from Council Associate Partner Clevest to find out more.

ZTE's Integrated Battery-DG Hybrid Energy Storage Solution

Sun, 2016-03-27 23:00 -- SCC Staff
TYPE: 
FORMAT: 

For cities and companies involved in new construction or site transformations, areas with unstable or poor quality power can cause problems and diesel and other similar generators can add another one: expense. Read discussion from Council Lead Partner ZTE that explains the advantages of its integrated hybrid battery energy storage solution.

Pages