LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) announced it is working with Microsoft on Microsoft CityNext, an initiative for helping governments and citizens reimagine what is next for their cities. Through the Microsoft CityNext, Microsoft and CRGI will enable leaders to do "new-with-less," by combining technology with innovative ideas to connect governments, businesses, and citizens with city services, supporting cost-efficiency, sustainable environment, and thriving communities.
Civic Resource Group International provides digital solutions for the broad public sector. CRGI won major achievements in "smart" sector verticals, such as public transportation, environmental/utilities, tourism/economic development. CRGI's "Smart" Offering, a combination of CivicConnect™ with business-specific products: "Smart City," "Water," and "Traveler Relationship Management" among others, addresses fast-changing public sector needs resulting from the emergence of the "Internet of Things."
"Our partnering on Microsoft CityNext bolsters our commitment to champion 'Smart Cities' globally. CRGI's mission is built around improving the quality of life through new technologies. Microsoft's cloud-based solutions help make our CivicConnect™ platform and applications real transformation agents for any city aspiring to become a 'Smart City.' Sustainability, efficiency, connectivity are at the core of Smart Cities, and the new mobile-citizen is seeking to engage/connect with government and public services in the manner/time/place they desire. We are enabling these new Smart Cities and Smart Citizens," said Dr. Gregory Curtin, Founder and CEO.
"We are thrilled to partner with CRGI on Microsoft CityNext. Microsoft prioritizes putting people and partners first in our initiatives and Microsoft CityNext is no different," said Rob Bernard, Microsoft Chief Environmental Strategist and noted cities strategist. "Even though cities are feeling the economic strain, we believe a new era of innovation will create opportunities for people to utilize technology to accomplish what they never thought possible. We're inspired by our diverse partner ecosystem and know that together we can help cities realize their full potential."
Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) is one of the world's leading providers of digital government solutions. The Company pioneered a first-of-a-kind CivicConnect™, its Mobile/Cloud/Data platform. Since 2000, CRGI has been "Fulfilling the Promise of Technology™" for clients in the broad public sector, helping them to harness digital advances to connect with their audiences. CRGI is a new breed of Company, innovating solutions that support Sustainable Communities, Efficient Public Services, Engaged Citizens and Better Quality of Life.
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SOURCE Civic Resource Group International