Brisbane’s strategy to build a data-dividend for the community– making it a 2021 Readiness Challenge Winner

The Smart Cities Council has announced that Brisbane, Queensland Australia is one of three (3) global Readiness Challenge Winners from its 2020 application process. The other two Readiness Challenge winners are Orange County, Florida, USA and the City of Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The overall goal of Brisbane's involvement in the Readiness Challenge is to accelerate a launch of targeted solutions to solidify its role as one Australia's leading data-inspired cities.

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Our world is ever-changing – and with it, comes growing pains. A growing population means we’re using more resources and leaving a bigger footprint on the environment.Finding new ways to make better use of our natural resources isn’t easy, but we’re up to the task. For more than 150 years, SUEZ has led the way in delivering smart and sustainable resource management solutions to help cities to manage their water and waste challenges.Today, we are leveraging this knowledge and expertise to build the smart and resourceful cities of tomorrow. We are designing, integrating and deploying urban solutions to improve the mobility, security, efficiency and vitality of cities across the world. 

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Regional markets

This section offers a brief overview of the unique circumstances that influence and shape how federal, regional and local governments approach smart city programs in Australia and New Zealand, Europe, India and North America.

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The problem with "siloed" cities

When city departments develop new applications or programs independently of each other rather than collaboratively we refer to it as a "siloed" approach. And it does cause problems, including a lack of interoperability between departments, unnecessary investments of time and money, and others. We explain in more detail in this section.

Expert Talk: Carlo Ratti on Smart Cities of tomorrow

Fri, 2015-12-18 18:24 -- SCC India Staff
12/17/2015

Carlo Ratti is a Italian architect, engineer, inventor, educator and activist who teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, where he directs the MIT Senseable City Lab, a research group that explores how new technologies are changing the way we understand, design and ultimately live in cities. Following the Wired Magazine Carlo Ratti is one of the "50 people who will change the world" and was also named as "50 most influential designers in America" by Fast Company. He was also a speaker at ‘National Conclave on Smart Technologies’ organised by Smart Cities Council India at Hyderabad in August 2015.

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