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Microsoft's IT Academy: Real-World Technology Skills for Students

Tue, 2015-09-29 19:58 -- SCC Staff
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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.

University Migrates to the Cloud to Go Green

Tue, 2015-09-29 19:13 -- SCC Staff
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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.

How a Chinese School Uses Current Multimedia Tools to Better Engage Students

Tue, 2015-09-29 19:09 -- SCC Staff
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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.

Lavasa a 'Smart City'

Fri, 2015-09-18 03:26 -- SCC India Staff
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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.

Clevest Smart Cities: Deploy, Operate and Maintain Your Smart City Infrastructure

Mon, 2015-09-14 16:00 -- Anonymous
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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.

Mutual Aid for Cities to Effectively Share Resources During Emergencies

Sun, 2015-09-13 16:00 -- SCC Staff
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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.

Reducing Lost Revenue From Zero-Read Meters and Achieving Operational Cost Savings

Sat, 2015-09-12 19:00 -- Anonymous
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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.

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