This briefing paper recounts the emergence and initial development of one smart village, namely Corca Dhuibhne in the Kerry Gaeltacht, suggesting that technological investments need to be accompanied by capacity-building and the involvement of community-level stakeholders.
This briefing introduces the concept of open government data and highlights considerations for local governments who are seeking to participate in the data value chain. It is the first in a two-part series, of which the second will focus on the opportunities and challenges for advancing open data maturity in the local government sector.
The economic future of regional Australia is closely tied to how Australia plans for and mitigates climate change and many economists argue that the transition to a low-carbon economy is actually a golden economic opportunity for regional communities. This briefing explores some of these opportunities.
Well before the Covid-19 crisis hit, our own experiences as consumers were already changing our understanding and expectations of how digital technology can be integrated into and help our daily lives. Here’s the next step forward.
This briefing considers the implications for fleet procurement options in Australia, and provides a review of the current and coming range of Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) models under $100,000 – ones that may provide additional options for fleet replacement vehicles.
This lively and interactive session aims to remove the jargon and complexity surrounding digital and technology, providing a solid foundation of knowledge for those in leadership positions to ensure their approach is the right one.
The Energy from Waste Infrastructure Plan guides the strategic planning and investment for future thermal energy from waste facilities until 2041. The Plan aims to provide certainty of where waste to energy facilities will be located to maximise NSW’s waste management needs, employment opportunities, and waste innovation opportunities.
Smart cities are more than just using tech. They are ultimately about using technology to improve the quality of life and happiness of our citizens. This collection of examples shows how.
This bundle aims to prime local government on the issue of smart cities, exploring both the opportunities and limitations the concept presents alongside showcasing an array of global case studies and best practice.
How can we build on the digital progress made during the pandemic? What kind of leadership do we need to build ‘digital organisations’? Dave Briggs has some ideas.