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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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'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 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.
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.
Demand for clean, energy-efficient renewable energy is growing in several fields, including supplying power for communications systems. When traditional hybrid renewable power solutions can't always meet customers' needs, integrated hybrid power solutions may be able to, according to Council Lead Partner ZTE.