A British Columbia school district already known for its skilled trade education programs turned to the Microsoft IT Academy when officials decided to add leading-edge technology education to its selection of high school courses. The IT program offers training and certification in a variety of Microsoft skills and technologies, training considered essential for many trades and professions. Read the case study to learn more.
When Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in Lebanon made a long-term commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and becoming a green organization it first moved its students to the cloud. Earlier this year, many school employees migrated to Microsoft Office personal productivity applications as well. Read the case study to learn about the benefits of the transition.
When teachers at a secondary school in Beijing, China grew frustrated with their complicated and haphazard array of incompatible multimedia equipment, the school turned to a more centralized and streamlined solution that provided better, less complex multimedia technology at a lower cost that gave students and teachers better access to course materials.
Smart cities promise to provide a quality of life that can support future generations sustainably, says Cushman & Wakefield report.
This white paper is a direct outgrowth of US-India Business Council (USIBC) Chairman and MasterCard Global CEO Ajay Banga's mission to meet with the new Modi Administration in June.
A 'Smart City' is one that has processes in place to make service delivery better, faster and cheaper. Many times, the application of a new technology will provide this edge, but sometimes it is a low-tech solution that best meets the 'better, faster, cheaper' test. As Lavasa's technology partner, MyCity Technologies helps the city make these decisions; but technologies alone does not make Lavasa (or any city) smart. Proceed to read the Master Plan for Lavasa.
In this white paper, Clevest lays out the importance of a smart mobile workforce and related aspects to consider when city officials begin planning their smart city upgrade strategies. The paper also addresses how a smart mobile workforce can help cities efficiently and sustainably provide the services needed by their citizens.
When a city experiences a major emergency -- such as a major storm -- and doesn't have enough resources of its own to take care of it, surrounding cities are often called on to help. Read the case study to learn about Clevest's Automatic Vehicle Location system with Mutual Aid and how it can cut costs and risks associated with resource sharing.
The Albuquerque Water Authority needed to get away from paper-based service orders, but wanted an automated solution that would work with its enterprise management system and help it deal with inoperable meters. Clevest's Workforce Management solution provided benefits that led to organizational cost savings and higher customer satisfaction. Read the case study for details.
Region-wise shortlisted consulting firms for 'Preparation of Proposal for Assisting Cities to Participate in the Smart City Challenge'