Readiness Guide Information Center

Welcome to the Information Center, an ever-expanding library of resources to help you along the smart city path. Whether you are looking for inspiration and best practices from pioneering smart city initiatives around the world -- or practical, hands-on tools and expert advice to advance your city's smart city objectives -- you'll find all of that and much more here. Be sure to check back often as we are continually updating the Information Center with helpful new materials.
 

Prince's Trust uses Oracle cloud technology to reach struggling youth

Fri, 2017-03-10 10:48 -- Compassionate C...
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The Prince's Trust is a UK youth charity that helps struggling young people aged 13 to 30 get into jobs, education and training. Watch a brief video to learn how the Trust uses Oracle CX Cloud to foster best practices that allow workers to spend more time with the youth they help.

Kitchen Social: Tackling hunger and isolation during school holidays

Tue, 2017-02-21 12:15 -- Compassionate C...
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The Mayor's Fund for London is calling on businesses and community organizations to support its efforts to reduce hunger and social isolation for disadvantaged children across London during school holidays. Deputy Mayor Matthew Ryder explains the campaign in this video.

Submission to Australian Government Smart Cities and Suburbs Program Guidelines

Mon, 2017-01-23 14:00 -- Adam Beck
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Since his re-election in July 2016, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been advancing his Smart Cities Plan for the nation via the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet under the stewardship of Assistant Minister The Hon Angus Taylor MP. The $50M Smart Cities and Suburbs Program has been a key feature of the Plan, which saw the release of the program's draft guidelines in late 2016. On Friday 20th January 2017 SCCANZ submitted its detailed submission on the guidelines.

Project Ray: A "RAY of Light" on Independence for Blind and Visually Impaired People

Tue, 2017-01-10 13:01 -- Compassionate C...
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Qualcomm Wireless Reach and Project RAY are collaborating with Israel’s Central Library for the Blind, Visually Impaired and Handicapped to build a system that enables people with visual impairments to use RAY devices to easily download and read audio-books, magazines, newspapers and other audio assets from the library. Learn more in this case study.

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