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Darwin’s AI Quick Start Guide - Helping organisations understand their AI readiness

Wed, 2021-04-14 12:08 -- Adam Beck
04/14/2021

The City of Darwin has been a leader in smart cities action and investment to deliver better outcomes for its businesses, residents and visitors. The City has continued taking steps to embrace technology and data as an ‘accelerator for good’ by developing an AI Quick Start Guide.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jacobs the latest market leader to join efforts on digital city transformation

Tue, 2021-04-13 05:16 -- Adam Beck
04/13/2021

Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) announced today that leading professional services company Jacobs had joined the peak body to support action and investment in digital solutions that advance sustainability outcomes in our cities, towns and communities.

Portland urban changemaker to feature at Future of Place Summit

Thu, 2021-04-08 08:02 -- Adam Beck
04/08/2021

The SCCANZ will host the Future of Place Summit in August in Brisbane. Among other urban change makers sharing their work on the relationships between people, place, technology and data is Professor Nico Larco - Director at the Portland Or based Urbanism Next Centre at the University of Oregon.

Digital Twin Challenge to grow market opportunities

Mon, 2021-03-22 08:33 -- Adam Beck
03/22/2021

We believe that building Digital Twin capability can be one of the most powerful investments to bring our data to life and generate insights that will benefit people, planet and prosperity like never seen before. As such, SCCANZ is launching the 2021 Digital Twin Challenge - an 18 month program of activities focused around ten government projects, in collaboration with the private sector and Academia.

Smart Cities Council Announces 2021 Readiness Challenge Winners

Thu, 2021-02-11 03:01 -- Connie Heath
02/10/2021

The Smart Cities Council announced its first set of Readiness Challenge Winners for 2021 – specifically Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Nashville, Tennessee, USA and Orange County, Florida USA.

These cities submitted projects in 2020 that the Council judged would make a difference regionally and be replicable by other cities, globally. These cities have agreed to work with the Smart Cities Council to accelerate their own plans and help other cities globally.

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

Tue, 2021-02-09 08:01 -- Adam Beck
02/09/2021

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.

Nashville's Courage Makes It a 2021 Readiness Challenge Winner

Mon, 2021-02-08 04:09 -- Philip Bane
02/07/2021

Nashville's Courage Makes It a 2021 Readiness Challenge Winner
The Smart Cities Council has announced that Nashville, Tennessee, USA as one of three (3) Readiness Challenge Winners from 2020. The other two are Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Orange County, Florida, USA.

Orange County, Florida's Commitment to Sustainability makes it a Readiness Challenge 2021 Winner!

Mon, 2021-02-08 02:00 -- Philip Bane
02/07/2021

The Smart Cities Council has announced that Orange County, Florida, USA as one of three (3) Readiness Challenge Winners - kick starting the Council's 2021 Readiness Program. The other two are Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

Orange County will lead a Readiness Cohort about ‘Smart & Healthy’ Buildings through the second calendar quarter of 2021 – culminating in a Scoping Charrette (hopefully ‘in-person’) in Orange County with city leaders, participating cities and solution providers.

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