Health and human services

For both the public and the private sectors, new digital technologies offer breakthrough innovations that make services both easier for citizens to find and use and less costly for city governments to administer.

City of Cape Town Empowers Citizens to Streamline Commute with Mobile Access to Transit Information

Sat, 2015-02-28 14:26 -- SCC Staff

Cape Town, South Africa is using Microsoft software to transform its infrastructure with a private cloud to standardize service delivery to all constituents. Read in this case study how Cape Town engages its citizens through an eGovernment portal and accelerates opportunities, for example, by supporting local startups to optimize public transport.

Shrewsbury School: The Solution, the Network

Tue, 2015-02-17 16:03 -- SCC Staff

The IT network at Shrewsburgy School, a boarding school in the UK, was not able to keep up with the demands being placed on it, particularly by its digitally experienced students, who were expecting more and more of their devices and connectivity speeds. Read this case study to learn how a new network supplied by Allied Telesis provides 24/7 uptime for students and staff.

Cities Unlocked: Lighting up the World Through Sound

Tue, 2014-11-25 15:55 -- SCC Staff

Microsoft, Guide Dogs and Future Cities Catapult have launched the results of the first phase of an exciting project expected to revolutionize how people with sight loss, and the sighted, experience the urban landscape, by creating a new application of 3D sound. This video showcases the project.