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The federal government awarded Canterbury-Bankstown Council $1 million funding within the Smart Cities and Suburbs program to tackle problems around waste, with Council matching this funding.
The now $2.1 million project will see CBCity tackling challenges around bin contamination, customer interactions, technology systems, saa, rubbish collection and how we maintain and service our City.
Less is More:
Less is More will explore new technology and electronic processes where forms and formats can be completed electronically, to increase efficiency and improve businesses for the community and our customers in Council's Childcare Services.
The iSmart Service will use technology to implement an efficient and customer focused concierge at Customer Service front counter.
Project Rosetta Stone:
Project Rosetta Stone, will look at exploring potential real time translation devices to help CBCity improve communication with residents and position Council as an industry leader in the field of best practice communication and engagement.
CBDigital will look into the use of technology to reduce cost and risk, while also meeting corporate recording keeping guidelines for Council's Governance team, and potentially going paperless across Council.
Sharing is Caring:
Sharing is Caring will implement the use of data to create awareness of existing Council data, increase accessibility, create a culture of data sharing and allowing our customers to access and visualise data on a map.
There are a number of back-end things we need to do before starting some of our more front-end projects. We're calling these our foundation projects and they include things like:
You can read more about our approach to getting the foundations right in our
Smart Cities Roadmap.
Memberships & networks
Using an online booking system for participants to register for a ticket to attend in a time slot to manage the traffic and stock level then engaging with them via email to gather information and evaluate the program.
Create simple lightweight web map for residents to search their address and view the garbage collection viewer.
Using cloud-based software to manage the updating of multiple projects with progress by many staff for reporting.