Finance and procurement

City Meets the Future with Accountability and Efficiency by Deploying Powerful ERP System

Sat, 2015-04-18 08:24 -- SCC Staff

The city of Redmond, Washington implemented Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for public-sector organizations to streamline operations and empower employees with meaningful data. Learn in this case study about the additional benefits the city is realizing.

A Roadmap for Resilience

Fri, 2015-03-27 05:52 -- SCC Staff

This valuable report from Bechtel and re:focus partners helps guide cities on how to leverage private investment in building more resilient and integrated infrastructure. It summarizes projects that create both public value and private investment opportunities.

Rethinking Government Capacity: Leveraging the Private Sector

Fri, 2014-10-31 08:40 -- SCC Staff

Click for a video on the launch of the Center for Strategic and International Studies' (CSIS) Global Sustainability Series, investigating the role of the private sector in engaging with the U.S. government, host governments and NGOs to help address some of the world’s most complex global sustainable development issues.

The City of Atlanta on Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting at Collaborate 2014

Fri, 2014-06-13 23:00 -- SCC Staff

Budget and financial systems officials from the city of Atlanta discuss how they are using Oracle's solution for planning and budgeting to have more confidence in the numbers they are reporting to the mayor and city council.

Self-Funded Public-Private Partnership Model for Citizen Services Delivery

Thu, 2014-03-27 07:06 -- SCC Staff

To help governments improve service delivery, Council Associate Partner Imex Systems Inc. is pioneering a public-private partnership model where governments can obtain multi-channel service delivery infrastructure at no cost or minimal capital and operating costs. Get details in this white paper.

GE smart cities: Why a 'burning platform' will help ignite success

Tue, 2013-06-04 04:36 -- Jesse Berst

Mike Carlson's background helped him become one of the smart grid's true change agents. Today he leads an important part of GE's smart grid and smart city effort. When we sat down to talk we were reminded how perceptive he is. City leaders shouldn't miss his insights on how to get smart city traction.

Alstom's Smart City Game Plan: Q&A with Laurent Schmitt

Thu, 2013-03-28 09:35 -- Jesse Berst

Laurent Schmitt is a compact man with an air of old-world politesse. He has worked in several executive capacities in different parts of Alstom, the $26-billion French maker of power and transport equipment. He started with the company in sales in 2000, back when it was Areva T&D (before its acquisition by Alstom). From there, he climbed the ladder through marketing and then roles in strategy and business development.