During winter most residents of Little Egg Harbor, a coastal town in New Jersey, leave until the weather warms up. But in their absence, water pipes in their homes can freeze and break or faucets may begin to leak. Read the case study to learn how the community's municipal utilities authority relies on technology from Council Lead Partner Sensus to monitor residents' homes and quickly respond to problems.
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You’ve done enough research to know that data management is an important first step in dealing with big data or starting any analytics project. But you’re not too proud to admit that you’re still confused about the differences between master data management and data federation. Read the backgrounder from Council Lead Partner SAS Institute for a quick lesson in data management strategies.
The IoT promises to create a highly efficient world that demands constant analysis of the state of events based on the sensor and machine communications happening all around us. In its white paper, Council Lead Partner SAS Institute explores how to optimally manage and gain useful insights from the massive amounts of data sensors provide.
By 2030, the demand for fresh water is projected to outpace supply by almost 40%. With a goal of moving companies to net-zero water usage, Ecolab and Microsoft are taking on the world’s water challenges. Watch a short video to learn more.
In May 2016, around 100 innovative graduate students from universities across Bangladesh participated in an innovation incubator to develop prototypes that could solve problems affecting their country, from healthcare to transport and infrastructure to agriculture and more. Watch this World Bank video to see the 10 winning projects.
Working with community organizations, the city of Phoenix Family Services Centers provides respite for the homeless during the hot summer months. Learn more about the program in this video.
A “No Wrong Door” approach for human services simplifies and expedites how a case worker engages with a client who is seeking assistance. Learn more about the integrated solution in this Microsoft video.
Leaders are under increasing pressure to rein in spending, while delivering better living standards in their communities. In companion white papers, IBM experts suggest technology can play a significant role in increasing independence, improving quality of life and coordinating services for vulnerable populations.
IBM Health Corps is a global pro bono program that uses IBM cognitive tools and analytics to help partner organizations expand health access and services, and improve health systems and outcomes. Learn more in a short video.
In this short video, the World Bank explains how using impact evaluations can shed light on how effective programs are and help drive good, cost-effective decisions about future programs to reduce extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.