Buildings, Infrastructure & Planning
Improve operations and energy efficiency with automated
solutions that integrate data from multiple sensors,
controls, and line-of-business applications.
Prepare students for the 21st-century economy and help
your city compete globally with end-to-end solutions
that provide better access to technology and
skills-development resources. Educate more effectively
with innovative learning management systems and
Create tourism portals that streamline trip-planning with
features such as interactive mapping, personalized
profiles, reservation booking, and real-time customer
Reduce gridlock, enhance public transportation services,
and improve infrastructure management with innovative
solutions based on Microsoft cloud technologies.
Automate manual process, make data-driven decisions, and
improve services with online tools. Improve transparency
and citizen participation by providing cloud-based
access to information.
Optimize water, waste, and energy management with
scalable solutions that integrate real-time and
historical data from multiple sources, including
renewable energy systems.
Innovative mobile, social media, analytics, and web-based
communications tools help cities, citizens, and
law-enforcement officials share information to improve
safety and quality of life.
Provide better access to healthcare and more
personalized services through an ecosystem of smart
devices and mobile solutions.
Empowering People to Create More
Sustainable and Economically Competitive Cities
Growing faster than ever before, cities are the
economic and cultural hubs that drive global economies and
environmental change. Today's cities are experiencing unprecedented
challenges including rapid urbanization, modernization mandates, and
economic austerity pressures. Microsoft knows that the solution
isn't technology, special projects, or government mandates—it's
people. Microsoft CityNext is a global initiative that harnesses the
power of people—whether as citizens, in businesses, or in
governments—to create healthier, greener, safer, and more prosperous
places to live.
CityNext helps cities evolve with a new era of
innovation that includes the right combination of cloud technology,
mobile devices, data analytics, and social networks. Through
CityNext, Microsoft and its vast partner network empower cities to
take a people-first approach and make a real impact.
Find out how to transform your city and engage
citizens and businesses with apps, social media, and collaboration
tools that enable not just real-time access to information and
services, but real dialog as well. Accelerate change and get ready
for the future with dynamic ecosystems that nurture tech start-ups,
students, and entrepreneurs. Changing cities can change the world,
and it starts with people and CityNext.
Change starts now—what's next for your