Virtual training in a post-COVID 19 world

Tue, 2020-06-23 08:56 -- SCC Partner
06/22/2020

COVID-19 is forcing cities and utilities to consider how they can expedite their digital transformation while still operating. A perfect storm of operational risks are on the horizon for cities and utilities as they manage -
 Work from home
 Risk of infection taking you off schedule
 Phasing out old skills for new skills
 Moving from centralized operations to remote operations
 The downsizing of their workforce
 Institutional knowledge retiring

Orlando’s smart cities journey positioned it to swiftly react to the COVID crisis

Tue, 2020-06-16 06:27 -- SCC Staff
06/15/2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to increasingly affect cities across the U.S. earlier this year, a number found they needed to quickly determine a way to provide citizens with access to key city services—and, at the same time, enable municipal employees to work remotely while sheltering in place.

Inside Look: How cities are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

Tue, 2020-05-05 05:58 -- Philip Bane
05/04/2020

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to have a profound influence on public life, it has likewise made a major impact on how companies do business with the government. Analysis and research on the government’s continuing response are available for free to all in a new Coronavirus Government Response Resource Center.

Inside Look: What US cities were buying and planning in March 2020

Fri, 2020-04-17 10:12 -- Philip Bane
04/16/2020

As government agencies continue investing in the smart cities movement, companies seeking to supply smart cities with products or services have plenty of opportunities. And as the COVID-19 continues to have a profound influence on public life, it has likewise made a major impact on how companies do business with the government.

Virginia CDO, Carlos Rivero, will 'kick-start' collaborative device and asset management planning

Thu, 2020-03-05 05:39 -- Philip Bane
03/04/2020

On June 2, 2020, the Smart Cities Council will lead a month-long, online collaborative planning process for cities that seek to implement device and asset management. Virginia’s Chief Data Officer, Carlos Rivero has agreed to ‘kick-off’ this collaborative planning project. Deliverables will include a project plan template called ‘Device and Asset Management Roadmap' that your city can customize to your needs.

Online city collaboration - asset and device management. June 2, 2020, at 11:00 am EST

Wed, 2020-02-26 10:00 -- Philip Bane
02/26/2020

The Smart Cities Council's work is fueled by data science and hands-on knowledge from working with cities globally. We offer data-directed opportunities for cities to solve common problems. Our data reveals that cities are keen to implement device and asset management projects. In this article, we tell you how and why. We also offer online city to city collaboration so cities can learn from each other.

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How the New Administration Might Impact Small Businesses Serving Local Governments

Our Partners at GovWin discuss how the Biden Administration is likely to provide a very different environment for businesses providing all types of “smart” services, and this holds particularly true not just in the federal contracting world, but also for contractors seeking to do business with cities and other state and local governments.

SCC Partner Spotlight

“Tech Data Advanced Solutions enables channel partners to deliver complex IT solutions around the world. Our innovative approach as a solutions aggregator and proven experience in IoT, analytics, software cloud computing, mobility, security, converged, hyper-converged and the data center empowers channel partners to deliver the edge to enterprise solutions that Smart City and Digital Community customers need to transform and remain relevant in today’s ever-changing environment.”

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