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.
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.
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.
Ten years ago, Gresham, Oregon's wastewater treatment plant was the city's largest consumer of energy. Now, as you'll read in this case study from Veolia, the plant is making as much electricity as it consumes in a year.
Cambridgeshire Constabulary’s officers depended on paper-based notes that created an inefficient administrative burden and siloed important information. Read in this Intel case study how a new app and tablets are helping make them more efficient and improving public safety.
The Brazilian municipality of Bauru takes on high maintenance costs, crash safety and energy savings all in one brilliant play. Read in this case study how installing 2,000 GE LED traffic lights made their mark on the municipality’s traffic… and, in a very substantial way, on its coffers.
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.
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.
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 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.