Digital Transformation Best Practices
Best practices: Boston's Boston311 app, New York City's digital division; Estonia's digital ID program; Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator's Save On Energy campaign; and Saint Johns' community data strategy
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.
Date - July 05, 2017 Author - Edmonton Journal
DeepMind, the London-based artificial intelligence research division of Google, announced Wednesday it was setting up its first international AI research lab in downtown Edmonton.
Date - May 03, 2017 Author - Victoria Paterson, St. Albert Gazette
An upgrade to St. Albert firetrucks is giving firefighters more information about an incident before they arrive on scene.
Date - March 23, 2017 Author - City of St. Albert
During the 2017 Economic Developers of Alberta (EDA) Annual Conference, the City of St. Albert won the Award of Excellence for their ground-breaking work on an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Program
Date - March 03, 2017 Author - Lynda Neufeld, CBC News
The City of Edmonton is researching technology that provides information on available parking stalls in "real time."
Date - March 03, 2017 Author - Sharon Crowder, The Globe and Mail
St. Albert, a small Alberta city, is moving forward on an ambitious plan for growth based on early adoption of new urban technologies
Date - November 25, 2016 Author - Emily Mertz, Global News
Infrared cameras fly over a city in the middle of the night, street by street, to gather heat maps of each home
Date - October 24, 2016 Author - City of St. Albert
In St. Albert, more than 5,800 or 95 per cent of their existing High Pressure Sodium (HPS) streetlights will be converted to LED technology beginning October, 2016
Date - October 18, 2016 Author - Jeff Melchior, Alberta Farmer Express
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
Date - September 16, 2016 Author - City of Edmonton
ACTIVE-AURORA project now testing a variety of connected vehicle applications on roads in Edmonton, as part of the ACTIVE Test-Bed
Date - July 04, 2015 Author - City of Airdrie
In December 2014 the City of Airdrie launched MyAirdrie, a new feature on airdrie.ca, which allows residents and business owners to apply for and pay for specific City services online.
Date - April 11, 2015 Author - Stephanie Neil, Automation World
In the oil and gas industry, failure in engineering, in the control room or in the field is not an option, as it can lead to tragedy—from financial loss to environmental ravage to death.
Date - December 30, 2014 Author - City of St. Albert
The City of St. Albert has successfully completed the first eight months of a pilot project for its Spruce It Up application, which provides residents with the ability to notify City staff of non-emergency issues via a mobile app or online.
Date - December 16, 2014 Author - City of St. Albert
Using the same technology as Google Street View, the City of St. Albert has upgraded the virtual tour of Servus Place that will allow residents to explore the entire facility from their mobile devices and computers.
Date - October 07, 2014 Author - Dawn Smith, Airdrie Echo
The departments received the 2014 Minister’s Awards for Municipal Excellence for Outstanding Achievement for their work on the online census.
Date - August 25, 2014 Author - City of St. Albert
The upgraded system provides enhanced two-way communication by enabling City staff to send timely and helpful advisories to residents who are using the application.
Date - August 14, 2014 Author - Municipal Information Network
Alberta Weed Spotter is an easy-to-use application designed to help Albertans identify and report weeds to provincial authorities
Date - October, 2017 Author - Joshua New, Daniel Castro and Matt Beckwith
Cities around the world are undergoing two important transformations. First, they are growing. For the first time in history, a majority of the world’s population lives in urban areas.
Date - February, 2017 Author - University of Alberta
The Understanding Community Broadband: The Alberta Broadband Toolkit is intended to assist municipalities and community groups in Alberta in developing local broadband solutions.
Date - May, 2016
Presentations from the 2016 Smart City Symposium
Date - November, 2014 Author - Dave Biggs
This article summarizes when and how to leverage online technologies for public engagement, what to look for when selecting the right tool for the job, and best practices for their successful application.
February 1, 2018
Cisco Kinetic for Cities is the foundational platform that unlocks data from the source to capture and adapt disparate citywide information.
November 7, 2017
On November 7th 2017, as part of the 2017 Cyber Summit, Smart Cities experts and practitioners from municipalities, universities and industry will meet to discuss key concepts and implementations.
November 07 – 09, 2017
Cyber Summit 2017 will focus on the issues surrounding technology disparities and how they affect different regions, and different sectors.
October 29 – 02, 2017
The ITS World Congress brings together global leaders in intelligent and transformative transportation to showcase and evaluate the latest innovative concepts, active prototypes, and live systems.
September 21 – 22, 2017
Learn how to build collaborative eco-system that will provide for a sustainable journey to sustainable cities.
March 23 – 24, 2017
Conference for addressing CleanTech as an imperative in local economic development.
November 08 – 09, 2016
The Intelligent Cities Summit Canada brings together municipal professionals from across Canadian cities
October 14 – 16, 2016
The inaugural Alberta Open Data Summit will be held October 14 & 15 at the Stanley A. Milner Library in downtown Edmonton.
October 13, 2016
A smarter government is one that is able to make use of all the information available to better understand and optimize its operations and limited resources.
November 06 – 20, 2015
Smart City Alliance European Mission
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