Digital Innovation

Hyperconnected Streetlights: Smart LED Lighting

November 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Hyperconnected Streetlights: Smart LED Lighting

This week in Present Value, we highlight one of the many case studies included in our recently released study, Building a Hyperconnected City. This week, we dive into Georgia Power expanding the state’s smart LED lighting network. One of the core foundational elements for many cities looking to transition into a smart city is the […]

Read More

A Sneak Peek at Driving Cybersecurity Performance

October 25, 2019 / Comments Off on A Sneak Peek at Driving Cybersecurity Performance

We are excited to announce the launch our latest multi-client research program, Driving Cybersecurity Performance. The nine-month long follow-up to last year’s global study, The Cybersecurity Imperative, is distinct from other research, as it will provide executives with a comprehensive analysis of the ROI of cybersecurity investments. What We’ve Learned Despite increased investment in cybersecurity, […]

Read More

Citizen Engagement: Key Ingredient to a Hyperconnected City

October 11, 2019 / Comments Off on Citizen Engagement: Key Ingredient to a Hyperconnected City

What is a hyperconnected city? ESI ThoughtLab defines it as one that leverages new digital technologies to transform and interconnect key areas of an urban ecosystem in order to unlock the greatest potential economic and social benefits for its citizens. These benefits come in different forms—from quantifiable advantages such as faster public transportation, lower crime […]

Read More

A Preview to Building a Hyperconnected City

September 13, 2019 / Comments Off on A Preview to Building a Hyperconnected City

Last year, Econsult Solutions’ thought leadership team, ESI ThoughtLab produced Smarter Cities 2025, a global benchmarking study which assessed various smart city initiatives to better understand how governments, citizens, and businesses were embracing new digital technologies. Currently, our team is well under way with the 2019 follow-up study, Building a Hyperconnected City. This year’s research […]

Read More

The Next Phase of Telemedicine is Coming, is Philadelphia Ready?

September 6, 2019 / Comments Off on The Next Phase of Telemedicine is Coming, is Philadelphia Ready?

Healthcare is entering a phase of renewal as the industry returns to the original model of assisting patients in their homes and communities. Decentralized care was initially phased out in the early years of the US healthcare system as a result of difficult and extensive travel, a barrier which was initially resolved by centralizing care […]

Read More

The Economic and Revenue Impact of Data Centers in Pennsylvania

June 14, 2019 / Comments Off on The Economic and Revenue Impact of Data Centers in Pennsylvania

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) was retained by a coalition of data center developers and suppliers to analyze the potential growth of the industry in Pennsylvania if a full data center sales and use tax exemption existed, similar to what is available in more than 20 other states. Tax incentives have been cited as a driving […]

Read More