White Papers http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6622/more en Making the Connection: Aligning Facility Investment with Organizational Mission http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/making-connection-aligning-facility-investment-organizational-mission <div class="node-body article-body">But as those who manage, maintain and operate facilities know, connecting the technical and programmatic demands of the facilities with the investments required to address them is a more difficult job than ever before</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/making-connection-aligning-facility-investment-organizational-mission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/making-connection-aligning-facility-investment-organizational-mission#comments White Papers Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:02:00 +0000 76731 at http://americancityandcounty.com Digital Transformation in the Public Sector http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/digital-transformation-public-sector <div class="node-body article-body">With the explosion of touch points and ways to communicate, the public is more connected than ever before with the government</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/digital-transformation-public-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/digital-transformation-public-sector#comments White Papers Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:18:00 +0000 76221 at http://americancityandcounty.com Achieving a Lean Government Workforce http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/achieving-lean-government-workforce <div class="node-body article-body">Today’s public sector leaders face a common challenge: Find ways to preserve budget dollars while continuing to provide excellent services and programs.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/achieving-lean-government-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/achieving-lean-government-workforce#comments White Papers Thu, 09 Feb 2017 19:21:00 +0000 76011 at http://americancityandcounty.com Maintaining critical infrastructure with a mobile workforce http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/maintaining-critical-infrastructure-mobile-workforce <div class="node-body article-body">Maintaining critical infrastructure is one of the most important jobs out there, one that can protect millions of people while also making their lives better. There’s just one small detail: It all needs to be maintained, and most of it needs to be able to phone home reliably. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/maintaining-critical-infrastructure-mobile-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/maintaining-critical-infrastructure-mobile-workforce#comments White Papers Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:32:00 +0000 75161 at http://americancityandcounty.com No Slack in This Rope: Taking Houston to the Next Level of Efficient Performance http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/no-slack-rope-taking-houston-next-level-efficient-performance <div class="node-body article-body">The City of Houston faced a number of challenges with a growing list of repairs needed at more than 270 facilities. Solutions provided by Schneider Electric resulted in improved system reliability, shorter work order response time, reduced deferred maintenance backlog, and local job creation. Incredibly, this project saves the city of Houston $2.5M a year, all without increasing taxes.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/no-slack-rope-taking-houston-next-level-efficient-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/no-slack-rope-taking-houston-next-level-efficient-performance#comments White Papers Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:32:00 +0000 74131 at http://americancityandcounty.com Sweet Home Alabama: How Foley Cut Energy Costs When Population Doubled http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/sweet-home-alabama-how-foley-cut-energy-costs-when-population-doubled <div class="node-body article-body">Between 2000 and 2010, the population of Foley, Alabama almost doubled. Averse to incurring debt unnecessarily, city leaders were looking for ways to better manage operating costs while delivering quality services to the growing number of residents. Solutions provided by Schneider Electric allowed the City to think “big” to enhance energy conservation, modernize technology, cut operating costs and keep Foley competitive for tourism and development projects.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/sweet-home-alabama-how-foley-cut-energy-costs-when-population-doubled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/sweet-home-alabama-how-foley-cut-energy-costs-when-population-doubled#comments White Papers Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:32:00 +0000 74141 at http://americancityandcounty.com Mondopad. The Power to Get It Done. http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/mondopad-power-get-it-done <div class="field-byline"> InFocus </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For firefighters, training is an essential part of the job. But so is being at their stations, ready to respond to a fire. That's where the power of Mondopad comes into play</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/mondopad-power-get-it-done" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/mondopad-power-get-it-done#comments White Papers Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000 73991 at http://americancityandcounty.com Minimizing the Financial Impact of Emergency Work http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/minimizing-financial-impact-emergency-work <div class="field-byline"> Content Sponsored by Gordian </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Natural disasters and emergency situations can happen at any time and anywhere. All in the same year, severe storms cause flooding in the Southeast, tornadoes rip through the Midwest and drought and wildfires devastate the West. No place is immune to an emergency situation.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/minimizing-financial-impact-emergency-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/minimizing-financial-impact-emergency-work#comments White Papers Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:09:00 +0000 73481 at http://americancityandcounty.com How Cyber Resilient Is Your Public-Safety Network? http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/how-cyber-resilient-your-public-safety-network <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Homeland Security warned that cyber attacks against law enforcement, fire departments and other emergency services are likely to increase in frequency. As public-safety networks become more interconnected and dependent on information technology, their vulnerability to attack increases.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/how-cyber-resilient-your-public-safety-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/how-cyber-resilient-your-public-safety-network#comments White Papers Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:28:00 +0000 72231 at http://americancityandcounty.com Sustainability Mythbusters: The hidden value of sustainability for municipalities and schools http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/sustainability-mythbusters-hidden-value-sustainability-municipalities-and-schools <div class="node-body article-body">The word “sustainability” may conjure thoughts of recycling, reusable cloth bags and big piles of compost. But for many government entities, sustainability has little relation to these stereotypical green ideas and much more to do with operational efficiency, improved outcomes and a better bottom line</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/sustainability-mythbusters-hidden-value-sustainability-municipalities-and-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/sustainability-mythbusters-hidden-value-sustainability-municipalities-and-schools#comments White Papers Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:32:00 +0000 70681 at http://americancityandcounty.com