There is no security without cybersecurity. As your city looks to the IoT and cloud to provide the services your citizens want, it’s critical that you’re also able to demonstrate that you can protect their data. Learn why and how to get started.
There are ever increasing numbers of intelligent devices in cities, but what makes a city a smart city is what it’s actually able to do with them. From infrastructure to analytics to partnerships, see what the world’s smartest cities are doing and what you can do to make your IoT investment pay for itself.
When you think of making winter roads safer, you tend to think of de-icer. Blainville, however, turned to data. By bringing all of the different sources of data together with a map-based platform from K2 Geospatial, the city found ways to dramatically improve safety while cutting costs.
From population growth to climate mandates, cities have lots of reasons to get smart. But where should you start? Consider smart buildings. That’s where there’s the greatest potential to save energy — and money.
Chief Data Officers are valuable leaders that can really propel your smart cities initiatives. Los Angeles County’s first Chief Data Officer shares his insight into the toughest part of the job — and it may not be exactly what you expect. Read on for tips to make your leaders more effective.
Mali is one of many regions experiencing severe water scarcity. With a growing population, a Malian water utility decided it was time to rein in its water losses so it could increase the amount of water available to the cities it serves. The techniques it used apply anywhere in the world.
We’re still years away from a true Internet of Things where everything is connected, but Schneider Electric is helping to get cities closer to that point by moving us toward an Internet of Buildings. Learn how this smart approach can help building owners reduce energy use and help cities toward climate goals.
Can your residents get where they need to go? Inadequate snow removal likely cost one big city mayor his job. See how one Colorado city used analytics to plow its streets twice as fast — and the savings are going toward making the roads safer all year.
American infrastructure is in terrible shape, getting D+ grade, according to a new report card. Deferred maintenance is one big problem, but many cities are also taking a too narrow view of what infrastructure is. You can improve, though. Seattle, Chicago, Port Manatee, Florida, and others show you how.
Energy efficiency is a key tool in reach climate and sustainability benchmarks. But after setting your goals, then what? Here are four proven ideas to help energy consumption in your city. You can even put some to work right away before the summer heatwaves hit.