Recent data from the 2019 Readiness Challenge and a survey of 139 Virginia cities and counties shows that cities prioritize device and asset management. Jarrett Campbell from AVEVA offers a city recommendations on 'how to' manage devices and assets using best practices.
Two U.S. electric companies have embarked on a long-term plan to upgrade their digital infrastructure. Now they are layering more and more applications on top of that platform. Best of all, both electric companies are sharing the benefits – and, in some cases, sharing the infrastructure itself – with the communities in their service territories.
All over the world, resiliency is moving to the top of the urban agenda. In response, the Smart Cities Council is partnering with leading organizations and governments to form a global network to accelerate community resilience. Individuals, agencies and organizations who would like access to tools and best practices can register their interest at https://resiliencynetwork.global.
In many cities, one of the biggest sources of water waste is the city’s own water infrastructure. Aging infrastructure is often leaky infrastructure. Learn how advanced leak detection is helping a Canadian city keep more of its precious water.
Advanced Metering Infrastructure is paying substantial dividends in one Florida county, which dramatically accelerated its water meter rollout after a successful pilot. Learn how the system is helping Charlotte County better serve transient residents and more quickly pinpoint water losses.
What are cities like yours planning and buying? From communications systems and municipal fiber to flood risk management and green infrastructure, here are some of the biggest projects that are in the planning phases or were recently awarded.
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Electric vehicles still make up a very small segment of the overall cars on the road, but their ranks are rising fast. Learn about the steps some utilities and cities are taking to give residents and businesses green options without straining the grid.
Considering how quickly the smart cities space has evolved, predicting what's to come in the year ahead can be tricky. That's why we asked an industry professional with years of experience for his take on where smart cities are headed in 2019 – and why.