Applied Smarts

Highlighting interesting projects, concepts and initiatives from around the globe.

April 26, 2017

How Connectivity Supported St. Albert’s Smart City Success

The City of St. Albert has an ambitious Smart City Master Plan, and citywide broadband connectivity is the foundation that will propel the plan into reality.

April 20, 2017

Cloud Connected Motorbikes for Smart Cities?

The M1 electric motorbike could be considered to be a “two-wheeled Tesla,” or a bike that has motorcycle-like capabilities, yet doesn’t require a license to ride.

January 18, 2017

The Merit of an ICT Industry Strategy for Alberta

Productivity improvements in ICT over the past decade have unleashed new innovative features for economic sustainability

November 27, 2016

The Smart City - Tips for Talking About Smart Cities

There has been growing interest in the smart city concept in recent years, and almost every major company involved in ICT has some type of smart city plan

November 08, 2016

Principles for Reforming Public Services with Data

Data analytics is no cure-all; it cannot address every issue. So how do you work out where it has something to contribute?

October 20, 2016

City of Calgary Innovation Lab Ignites Ideas

The City of Calgary sparks innovative thinking within local government!