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Readiness Challenge: How Indianapolis uses data to change lives

What comes first: the technology or the people? We were in Indianapolis this week for our third Readiness Challenge Grant Workshop — and the answer there is clearly the public.Indianapolis was one of five cities to win our first series of grants and…
Article – 07/20/2017
Active Region(s): North America
Category: SCC Spotlight Cities

 

We were in Orlando this week to deliver our second Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant workshop. Orlando is one of the five winners of this year’s grants and it has a problem that most cities would be envious of: A thriving economy….
Article – 06/08/2017
Active Region(s): Main, North America
Category: SCC Spotlight Cities

 

From left-to-right: Council Chairman Jesse Berst, San Leandro CIO Deborah Acosta, San Jose CIO Shireen Sandosham, Seattle CTO Michael Mattmiller, and Philadelphia CIO Charles BrennanThis week, we held our first Smart Cities Week event in the Silicon…
Article – 05/10/2017
Active Region(s): Main, North America
Category: SCC Spotlight Cities

 

Director General of the Smart Dubai Office Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr will keynote the international plenary session moderated by Leocadia Zak, Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, at Smart Cities Week, September 29th from 8:30-10:00 a.m.When…
Article – 09/06/2016
Active Region(s): Main, North America
Category: SCC Spotlight Cities

 

Yinchuan is the capital of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in China. It has an area of 4,467 km2 (1,725 mi2) and a population of 2 million. In recent years, it has become one of the world’s top smart cities.I recently met with the Vice Mayor of…
Article – 01/05/2016
Active Region(s): Main, North America
Category: Finance and procurement, Interoperability, Policy and leadership, SCC Spotlight Cities

 

Pushkar in the Ajmer district in Western India.The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) selected Emerging Markets Infrastructure, working in cooperation with the Smart Cities Council, Smart Cities Council India, 3 E Consulting, Cimperium and…
Article – 09/21/2015
Active Region(s): India
Category: Built environment, SCC Spotlight Cities

 

The government on Thursday released a list of 98 selected cities, across 35 states and Union Territories to be developed as ‘Smart Cities’ under the government’s ‘100 Smart Cities Mission. The names of the two cities are still awaited has Jammu…
Article – 09/01/2015
Active Region(s): India
Category: SCC Spotlight Cities

 

Looking for money to help fund a smart cities initiative? You may already have it. It just may be going down the drain.Itron CEO Philip Mezey told participants at the Council’s Smart Cities Now forum in Charlotte, North Carolina this week that North…
Article – 03/25/2015
Active Region(s): Main, North America
Category: Economic development, Water and wastewater, Citizen engagement, Policy and leadership, Examples and case studies, SCC Spotlight Cities

 

A city in southwest England will soon be covered by a wireless umbrella designed to connect everything, allowing enterprising researchers to find new uses for the data that’s generated. The goal is to turn the city of Bristol into a hotbed of smart…
Article – 03/13/2015
Active Region(s): Main, North America
Category: Analytics, Citizen engagement, Computing resources, Connectivity, Interoperability, SCC Spotlight Cities

 

Member spotlight 8.15.14: Qualcomm, Opower, CH2M HILL, GRID20/20

 

Scroll down for this week’s short takes from Council members …Qualcomm ups commitment to mobile learning with acquisition of EmpoweredU: Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Council Lead Partner Qualcomm, wants to continue to demonstrate how…

Article – 08/15/2014

Active Region(s): Main, North America

Category: SCC Spotlight Cities

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