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Helping the City of Charlotte Envision a More Sustainable Future

Fri, 2015-05-01 10:18 -- SCC Staff
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Duke Energy invited Verizon Wireless to take on a major role in the Envision Charlotte project -- a rare public-private partnership dedicated to achieving up to 20% energy reduction by 2016. Read about the technologies being deployed to help reach that goal.

The Murky Future of Global Water Quality

Tue, 2015-04-28 11:00 -- SCC Staff
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A global study by Veolia and the International Food Policy Research Institute found that rapidly deteriorating water quality over the next several decades will increase risks to human health, economic development and thousands of aquatic ecosystems in developed and developing economies alike. Learn about sustainable solutions available to cities.

Making Urban Data Usable Via Cloud Technology

Sat, 2015-04-25 13:24 -- SCC Staff
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The Urban Software Institute, [ui!] has developed a cloud-based application that processes traffic-relevant data. The solution analyses the sensor data transmitted by traffic guidance systems at intersecting roads and makes them available in almost real time. Read this case study on results experienced in Darmstadt, Germany.

Kanaiwa Hospital's Non-Stop Network Supports Electronic Health Record System

Wed, 2015-04-22 11:51 -- SCC Staff
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When Kanaiwa Hospital in Kanazawa, Japan, decided to introduce a comprehensive electronic health records system, it needed a smooth transition from its old paper record-keeping as well as a "non-stop" network to support the new system. In this Allied Telesis case study, you'll read about the technology that is fulfilling the hospital's objectives.

How the Cloud is Revolutionizing the Future of Water Utility Management

Mon, 2015-04-20 15:05 -- SCC Staff
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Cloud software services are bringing about rapid and diverse changes to how a water utility operates and how data is used. As new systems often require new technology resources to operate and support, this Badger Meter white paper explains why utilities are finding cloud computing to be a viable alternative to investing in additional hardware.

Nigeria National ID Card

Sun, 2015-04-19 12:30 -- SCC Staff
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At the May 2013 World Economic Forum on Africa, the Nigerian National Identity Management Commission and MasterCard announced the planned issuance of 13 million National Identity Smart Cards as a pilot program. This case study describes what is considered the broadest financial inclusion initiative of its kind on the African continent.

New Taipei City Government Constructs G-Cloud Framework

Fri, 2015-04-17 16:33 -- SCC Staff
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New Taipei city government began constructing and integrating the public cloud and service cloud, not only to strengthen city government operations and that of its subordinate agencies, but also to determine public sentiment regarding government services. Get details in this Microsoft case study.

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