Finance and procurement

SunGard PS turbo-charges its city services portfolio with open data solutions

Fri, 2014-10-24 18:30 -- Liz Enbysk

A leading provider of software and services solutions for cities and public safety agencies, SunGard Public Sector announced it will turbo-charge its local government offerings with Socrata's open data and financial transparency apps. Learn what it means for cities.

Dissecting ISO 37120: How debt, spending and tax collections add up in new smart city standard

Fri, 2014-08-15 18:30 -- SCC Staff

What does the new smart city standard say about a city's financial well-being? George Karayannis continues his deep dive on ISO 37120 with a look at the indicators that reflect a city's fiscal health. Don't miss this one.

How Hong Kong made mass transit profitable (could your city do the same?)

Wed, 2014-08-06 18:30 -- SCC Staff

With some creativity, Brian Cotton of Frost & Sullivan suggests the Hong Kong mass transit business model could serve as a template for cities that want to incent private sector investment in smart city infrastructure projects. It's an interesting approach; click for the details.

New preferential rate loan program will help make Belgium cities smarter

Wed, 2014-06-18 18:30 -- Liz Enbysk

Local authorities in Belgium will be the first in Europe to take advantage of a new preferential rate loan program to help implement smart and sustainable cities. The financing assist is a collaboration between the European Investment Bank and Belgium's Belfius Banque. Click for the details.