Data management

Partner Spotlight: News for Panasonic, Huawei, Itron, Siemens, IBM and more

Fri, 2017-01-06 00:27 -- Doug Peeples

Panasonic's new partnership... Itron's MDM recognized... IBM's hybrid cloud goes to sea... ZTE and Huawei boost 5G-ready mobile equipment production... Siemens wins federal government energy savings contracts... CH2M supports USAID humanitarian efforts. Click the links for details.

Is predictive policing right for your smart city?

Fri, 2016-11-11 04:24 -- Doug Peeples

Until relatively recently, police work typically involved reacting to events as they happened or shortly after. And anticipating crime was largely a combination of officers' intuition and experience. Predictive policing is a different approach that could very well be changing the future of law enforcement. Read our story to learn how.

4 best practices for how to get smart cities right

Fri, 2016-09-30 04:01 -- SCC Staff

It's not easy to come up with a set of recommendations for how cities can best make their smart city visions reality… because all cities are different, with different populations and different needs. But there are some lessons learned by successful cities that can help guide yours to success, too.

One way to fit smart building management into a tight budget

Thu, 2016-08-11 22:50 -- Doug Peeples

IoT-based smarter building management systems can do a lot to increase energy efficiency (and reduce the power bill), enhance security and take advantage of data analytics to improve overall performance. But they can be expensive. Fortunately advances in the field are providing more options, like the one described in our story. Click for details.

4 key points to consider BEFORE your city moves to digital services

Thu, 2016-08-04 23:30 -- Doug Peeples

With many cities facing chronically tight budgets and the need to expand services to meet the changing demands of growing populations, switching to digital services can often be the right choice. Our story explains some of the critical elements to consider when moving services online and how to provide maximum benefits for citizens and do it cost-effectively.