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?
White House Launches Open Data Disaster Portal
More than 100 data sets can be found at disasters.data.gov along with tools, contests and resources to help first responders and technologists engage with a larger community.
World Council on City Data Announces 100 Global City Leaders
A hundred cities have signed expressions of interest and are already building the data sets, in a bid to join the 20 foundation cities in being certified against the ISO37120, the very first international standard of measuring city services and quality of life.
Government of Canada Releases Open Data Proposal
The Government of Canada has released the proposal for the next phase of its national open data plan. If approved it would effectively create a national marketplace for open data.
Data and Technology to Accelerate City Sustainability
How can technology transform buildings and cities into spaces that can adapt to societal, economic and climate shocks?
How The Big-Data Revolution Can Help Design Ideal Cities
“Understanding the pulse of life in the neighbourhood could really help, we think, design an urban space that meets the needs of the people who are living and working there much better,”
Date - June 15, 2017 Author - Elise Stolte, Edmonton Journal
A volunteer group of tech experts is creating a low-cost network of sensors in Edmonton that could level the playing field in favour of local citizens when it comes to gathering data.
Date - June 14, 2017 Author - Cantech Letter
The city of Edmonton and Strathcona County, Alberta have ranked among the best open cities in Canada
Date - March 18, 2017 Author - Doug Neuman, St. Albert Gazette
The City of St. Albert has begun the first of many pilot projects to look at what value wireless sensor networks could bring to the City and its residents
Date - March 07, 2017 Author - City of Edmonton
Edmonton is the first municipality in Canada and the United States to adopt the International Open Data Charter.
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 - October 04, 2016 Author - City of Edmonton
For the second year in a row, the City of Edmonton has been named Canada's most open city among 68 municipalities.
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 - November 20, 2014 Author - City of Airdrie
The open data website is an avenue in which citizens, businesses and partners of CRP member municipalities will be able to access and download City of Airdrie data without restriction.
Date - November 05, 2014 Author - Dave Mabell, Lethbridge Herald
Economic Development Lethbridge, backed by a number of the city’s leading employers, is proposing a high-tech partnership over the next four years.
Date - December 19, 2012 Author - CBC News
The Calgary Parking Authority launched a new iPhone app on Wednesday with added features beyond paying for parking.
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 - December, 2016 Author - Smart Cities Council
The Smart Cities Readiness Guide® is the first collaborative and comprehensive framework for a smart city, against which cities can assess their readiness to innovate
Date - December, 2016 Author - Smart Cities Council
Open data is about transparency, about giving citizens access to the data their tax dollars help create and it’s about innovation
Date - November, 2016 Author - Smart City Alliance
The City of St. Albert has approved an innovative and unique strategy which sets out a vision of how the community can grow as a Smart City
Date - June, 2013 Author - IBM
This IBM Redbooks Point-of-View publication identifies the key questions you need to address to capitalize on your big data needs.
November 17 – 19, 2017
The Calgary Regional Partnership, the Alberta Geomatics Group, DeltaGEO, and SAIT are pleased to present the Calgary Region Hackathon 2017.
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.
June 12 – 14, 2017
Canadian Open Data Summit, 2017
March 20 – 22, 2017
The MISA Prairies Annual Conference and Trade Show is the principle municipal information technology conference in the Prairies.
October 26 – 28, 2016
If information is power, how can we ensure that society is using it in the most accountable way possible?
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.
September 30 – 01, 2016
Second Annual DMC Canada Data Analytics Business Intelligence Conference
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