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Challenges in Tohoku Reconstruction

Mon, 2016-06-27 14:40 -- SCC Staff
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When a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami severely damaged communities in Japan's Tohoku region in 2011, the area required a massive amount of reconstruction. And that involved moving residential areas to higher ground. Read the case study for details on how virtual reality technology helped guide relocation and reconstruction.

Little Egg Harbor Builds Customer Trust Through Sensus Technology

Mon, 2016-06-27 13:45 -- SCC Staff
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During winter most residents of Little Egg Harbor, a coastal town in New Jersey, leave until the weather warms up. But in their absence, water pipes in their homes can freeze and break or faucets may begin to leak. Read the case study to learn how the community's municipal utilities authority relies on technology from Council Lead Partner Sensus to monitor residents' homes and quickly respond to problems.

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

Mon, 2016-06-27 12:45 -- SCC Staff
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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.

Understanding Data Streams in IoT

Mon, 2016-06-27 12:15 -- SCC Staff
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The IoT promises to create a highly efficient world that demands constant analysis of the state of events based on the sensor and machine communications happening all around us. In its white paper, Council Lead Partner SAS Institute explores how to optimally manage and gain useful insights from the massive amounts of data sensors provide.

North Carolina Suburb Empowers Water Customers With Hourly Usage Updates

Thu, 2016-05-26 14:30 -- SCC Staff
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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 14:00 -- SCC Staff
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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.

ZTE's Integrated Battery-DG Hybrid Energy Storage Solution

Sun, 2016-03-27 14:00 -- SCC Staff
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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.

ZTE's Renewable Energy Solutions for Communications Systems

Sun, 2016-03-27 14:00 -- SCC Staff
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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.

The Quest for Zero Waste and UL 2799

Sun, 2016-03-27 13:00 -- SCC Staff
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Reducing the amount of waste in landfills is a goal many are working to achieve. But how are zero waste claims validated? Read the white paper to learn more about the issue, and for an overview on waste diversion, examples of successful programs and what companies (and cities) should be thinking about when considering a waste diversion program.

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