Stavanger Kommune Streamlines IoT-Powered Waste Management Operations With Boomi
Data integration from primary systems into a master data hub
Boomi Helps Norway’s Stavanger Kommune Streamline Its IoT-Powered Waste Management Operations
Boomi-Stavanger case study video
Norway’s fourth-largest municipality manages waste collection with underground storage containers, IoT sensors, a lean fleet of trucks, and data flows orchestrated by the Boomi Platform.
Stavanger kommune collects glass, paper, organic and residential waste from homes and sensor-equipped storage containers across eight municipalities in Norway. Each storage container is solar-powered and equipped with sensors reporting fuel and waste levels to truck drivers and the maintenance team.
Stavanger uses several different IT systems, which constantly communicate to ensure operational efficiency. The company needed a flexible system to harmonize the data it received from its fleet and its waste containers, to improve overall service and efficiency.
The data Stavanger collected needed to be managed manually. That data was stored both locally and in the cloud, often across disparate systems. As a result, multiple versions could exist simultaneously, making it hard for the maintenance team to find the latest, most up-to-date information.
Stavanger needed to integrate the data coming from the sensors, the access control system, and its back-office management systems. To streamline this process, automate the flow of information, add flexibility, and increase efficiencies, the municipality turned to Boomi.
With help from implementation partner Fieldata, Stavanger implemented the Boomi Platform to streamline API management and enable the flow of information.
Using Boomi Integration, Fieldata engineers connected new IoT sensors in buried containers with a system communicating with tablets carried by fleet drivers. Another integration connects a web portal that local residents can use to request the pickup of certain types of waste. Boomi’s low-code platform eliminated the need for intensive data programming skills, making these integrations fast and easy.
With Boomi, Stavanger has noted a positive change for its business and for the service it offers the citizens of its region, including:
- Real-time insight into operations via a single portal for sensor system administration
- Creation of a fully scalable IT infrastructure which allows it to grow
- Automated service orders based on status/error messages
- Reduction of CO2 emissions due to increased operational efficiency
- 24 days per year saved due to the elimination of manual processes, adding to high-value productive time
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