Unlocking Alberta’s Innovation Potential
2016 AB Research and Innovation Advisory Council Meeting
On November 2, 2016, Smart City Alliance Board representatives met with the Alberta Research and Innovation Advisory Council (ARIAC).
2016 Alberta Smart City Symposium Highlights
The Alberta Smart City Symposium brought together 175+ of Alberta's Smart City innovators in the beautiful Kinnear Centre for Creativity and Innovation in Banff, Alberta.
City of Calgary Innovation Lab Ignites Ideas
The City of Calgary sparks innovative thinking within local government!
Analytics for Measuring Water, Electricity
Optimizing resources is particularly relevant for cities because of their impact on both livability as well as resilience.
Redesigning Future Vehicles
Imagine never having to worry about an accident again. Using cloud and analytics technologies, Continental and IBM are trying to build this world.
Creative Destruction: What is it, and should I be worried?
Creative destruction loosely refers to the replacement of existing businesses, practices, ideas, processes, and products with new technology and innovation.
Edmonton Considers Electric Vehicle Charging Station Pilot
November 22, 2016 — Subjects: Alberta, Best Practices, Canada, Edmonton, Infrastructure, Innovation, Mobility, Sustainability, Transportation, Urban Planning
Electric charging stations, part of a pilot project called Plug 'n Go Edmonton, would power the city's electric fleet and could also be used by citizens who drive electric vehicles...
Self-Driving Vehicles Could Impact Edmonton Strategy
October 19, 2016 — Subjects: Alberta, Canada, Edmonton, Infrastructure, Innovation, Mobility, Transportation, Urban Planning
Self-driving taxis and buses may be coming to Edmonton sooner than expected and are prompting even die-hard LRT enthusiasts to rethink their position...
Alberta Now Home to World-class RFID Tag Testing Lab
October 18, 2016 — Subjects: Alberta, Applications, Best Practices, Calgary, Canada, Innovation, Internet of Things
Lots can go wrong with plastic ear tags when it’s really cold and the new SAIT lab will help reduce the incidence of tag failure..
City of Edmonton Still #1 in Open Data Across Canada
October 04, 2016 — Subjects: Alberta, Best Practices, Canada, Edmonton, Open Data
For the second year in a row, the City of Edmonton has been named Canada's most open city among 68 municipalities...