The municipal governments of three villages in the German state of Baden-Württemberg -- Beuren, Bühlertal, and Steinenbronn -- needed to better support their volunteer firefighters and communities with more efficient administration. To address these challenges, the three governments turned to Microsoft CityNext partner CODE3.
Video evidence solution provider IRSA wanted to help police departments scale to store more video data in a cost-effective way. To do that, IRSA developed Veretos Cloud, an evidence management solution based on the Microsoft Azure Government cloud. Now, police departments can support petabytes of video data, get instant access to digital evidence, and significantly cut infrastructure costs.
Copenhagen, Denmark is considered by many to be the most sustainable city in the world -- and it plans to be carbon neutral within 10 years. In this brief case study from Silver Spring Networks, you can learn about the strategies and best practices the city is using to accomplish its goal.
iGov is a modular smart government framework with a suite of modules that helps all levels of government deliver services and information, automate internal operations, and improve staff productivity while reducing the costs of governance. Watch the video to learn about iGov's configurations and features.
In an effort to reduce the high cost of multiple daily trash pick ups and avoid interfering with customers' shopping experience, a Korean retail chain ran a pilot program with Ecube Labs' Clean Cubes solution. It was so successful the store plans to install Clean Cubes at all their locations in the country.
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, had a serious problem: streets overwhelmed with trash. Even four to five daily waste collections were inadequate. That’s when the city’s government turned to a solution from smart waste and recycling management company Ecube Labs.
At the time when South Korea’s top four universities decided to tackle their trash problem, they were experiencing trash bins piled to overflowing despite frequent collections and extremely low recycling diversion. After installing Clean Cubes from Ecube Labs, waste collection frequency was reduced from 12 times a week to less than 2, recycling diversion increased to 54% and costs associated with collections dropped 82%.
A British Columbia school district already known for its skilled trade education programs turned to the Microsoft IT Academy when officials decided to add leading-edge technology education to its selection of high school courses. The IT program offers training and certification in a variety of Microsoft skills and technologies, training considered essential for many trades and professions. Read the case study to learn more.
When Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in Lebanon made a long-term commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and becoming a green organization it first moved its students to the cloud. Earlier this year, many school employees migrated to Microsoft Office personal productivity applications as well. Read the case study to learn about the benefits of the transition.
When teachers at a secondary school in Beijing, China grew frustrated with their complicated and haphazard array of incompatible multimedia equipment, the school turned to a more centralized and streamlined solution that provided better, less complex multimedia technology at a lower cost that gave students and teachers better access to course materials.