Data management

Understanding Data Streams in IoT

Tue, 2016-06-28 00:45 -- 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.

Orange County Turns to Big Data in Effort to Remake Child Support Services

Fri, 2016-05-27 02:30 -- 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.

Why Data Analytics Must be Part of Your Next Infrastructure Project

Mon, 2016-03-07 06:30 -- SCC Staff
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When city leaders commit to creating a smart city, they need to determine how to orchestrate the convergence of diverse systems. Read the discussion from Council Associate Partner Black & Veatch to learn why data analytics is critical for your smart city development.

Worldwide Smart City Business Analytics Software 2015 Vendor Assessment

Sat, 2016-02-13 07:30 -- SCC Staff
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Business intelligence (BI) and analytics are central to smart city initiatives. These solutions are what makes cities smart, and cities need to have an independent assessment of which vendors can provide the best solution for their needs. This report assesses vendors in the analytics software space and features Council Lead Partner SAS Institute as one among a small group of leaders in the field.

Keeping Communities Safer with Video Evidence in the Cloud

Sat, 2016-01-23 05:30 -- SCC Staff
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Video evidence solution provider IRSA wanted to help police departments scale to store more video data in a cost-effective way. To do that, IRSA developed Veretos Cloud, an evidence management solution based on the Microsoft Azure Government cloud. Now, police departments can support petabytes of video data, get instant access to digital evidence, and significantly cut infrastructure costs.

What Will the Utility Business Model Look Like in 2025?

Wed, 2015-12-30 02:00 -- SCC Staff
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This video from Itron features the insights and perspectives professionals in the electric, gas and water utility industries on what they expect to be seeing and doing within the next 10 years -- and how they will operate to ensure sustainability for generations to come.

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

Wed, 2015-09-30 08:28 -- 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.

Mutual Aid for Cities to Effectively Share Resources During Emergencies

Mon, 2015-09-14 04:30 -- 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.

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