Understanding Data Streams in IoT


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.

Solving Social Service Challenges with Analytics

Leaders are under increasing pressure to rein in spending, while delivering better living standards in their communities. In companion white papers, IBM experts suggest technology can play a significant role in increasing independence, improving quality of life and coordinating services for vulnerable populations.

Power Over Ethernet Lighting -- Evolution or Revolution


The development of highly efficient LEDs in the 21st century is showing itself to be a very positive game-changer, and the regulatory system is doing its best to keep pace with this technology and facilitate its deployment. Read the white paper to learn more about the technology and issues involved in Power over Ethernet lighting.

The Quest for Zero Waste and UL 2799


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.

Launching a Generation of Global Problem Solvers

The existing global economy cannot hire all the unemployed, which is expected to increase to 210 million people by 2019, according to a Cisco white paper. Author Tae Yoo asserts that for countries to thrive in today's digitized economy, not only will we have to address unemployment, but also job creation. Read how the Cisco exec suggests doing that.

Driving Local Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability Through Energy Efficiency in New York


Successful energy efficiency programs can contribute to a region's economic growth as well as its environmental sustainability. Read the fact sheet to learn more about the economic and energy use impact of energy efficiency programs in New York state.

Lime Energy's Impact on the Nation


Small businesses are a huge part of any local economy, constituting 90% of all commercial customers. The small business utility programs and Lime Energy are helping this important, yet difficult to reach, segment develop successful programs and solutions that make the most of the cheapest, cleanest and fastest energy resource that we have -- energy efficiency.

Global Connectivity Index 2015: Benchmarking Digital Economy Transformation


The economy of all countries is transforming into a digital economy whether they like it or not. The rapid proliferation of cloud computing, Big Data and analytics, and mobility combined with many significant technology changes have created an ICT environment that has enabled the Internet of Things (IoT) to rise and become one of the key disruptive forces in our economic lifetimes.