The Next Spend - Recommendations for a digitally-enabled and data-driven economic recovery

Thu, 2020-06-18 15:37 -- Adam Beck

The Smart Cities Council has prepared ‘The Next Spend’ – our recommendations for Australia on a digitally-enabled and data-driven economic recovery. These recommendations respond to key opportunities that use technology and data to accelerate jobs creation and enhance efficiencies, and the savings that go along with those efficiencies.

Digitally enabled urban renewal for the City of Unley

Mon, 2020-06-08 05:50 -- Adam Beck

Just south of the Adelaide CBD in South Australia is the municipality of Unley. Like many suburban communities Unley has a village-like feel with a major road corridor - King William Road - serving as somewhat of a heart to the local services offered to citizens. When it was time for a face lift, SAGE Automation was primed to ensure this community village would benefit from a range a smart communities upgrades that would delivery better community outcomes.

How COVID-19 has been a test case for successful data sharing

Mon, 2020-06-08 05:24 -- Adam Beck

The COVID -19 pandemic has necessitated some practices of data sharing that would normally be caught up in on-going risk management processes ultimately resulting in little action. In this article Geof Heydon and Charlie Gillon of Astrolabe Group share how some Australian States have short circuited the risks, and used trust and innovation to advance data sharing outcomes.