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.
From NFC technology to mobile loyalty applications, keeping on top of the latest payment technology trends can give your business an edge over the competition.
2014 Alberta Smart City Symposium
The 2014 Alberta Smart City Symposium was a huge success, with 250 guests, a host of quality speakers and sponsors, high media attention, and tremendous collaboration
A 'Smart' Plan For St. Albert's Future
St. Albert is on a quest: to get smarter.
Alberta Municipal Alliance Could Redefine Smart Cities
Smart cities aren’t smart because they’re super-wired and ultra-connected. Yes, that’s part of it — but smart cities are built on more than technology. They involve collaboration between people, processes and data, on top of a solid foundation of technology.
Canadian Smart City Movement is Taking Off
More and more Canadian communities are reaching for the Intelligent Community movement to provide them with means, tools, and governance that will help them capitalize on the rapidly changing world in which they are trying to compete and grow.
Date - April 17, 2018 Author - City of St. Albert
Smart Mobility Proposal part of City’s application for Canadian Smart Cities Challenge
Date - November 29, 2017 Author - City of St. Albert
St. Albert to make it easier for the City and residents to monitor water consumption levels and provide more accurate and beneficial information
Date - October 27, 2017 Author - Intelligent Communities Forum
In a live ceremony in New York City and an online video, the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) today named the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2018.
Date - October 02, 2017 Author - Hill Times
Canadian communities are lining up to compete for millions in lucrative funding as part of a new government-organized competition designed to foster greater innovation in urban centres.
Date - May 24, 2017 Author - CBC News
The city of St. Albert is going green — both literally and esthetically — with three electric buses on routes in and around the city this week.
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 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 10, 2017 Author - City of St. Albert
The City of St. Albert has launched a Smart City sensor pilot project, which is the first pilot within a larger review of wireless sensor networks and management platforms throughout 2017.
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 - February 16, 2017 Author - City of St. Albert
On February 16, 2017, two Alliance officials offered their perspective on Smart City challenges and opportunities before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure, and Communities.
Date - December 07, 2016 Author - Doug Neuman, St. Albert Gazette
St. Albert will start to become a smarter city in 2017 after council approved a Smart City implementation and policy plan.
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 04, 2016 Author - City of St. Albert
St. Albert City Council approved a detailed strategy that describes how the community will adopt a “Smart City” approach to its growth and modern service priorities.
Date - May 25, 2016 Author - Victoria Paterson, St. Albert Gazette
St. Albert’s smart city master plan released for final stakeholder consultation, with expected approval September 2016 and inclusion in future budget deliberations.
Date - April 23, 2016 Author - Victoria Paterson, St. Albert Gazette
You probably don’t know how smart your city already is. “You’re smarter than you think,” Maya Pungur-Buick, St. Albert’s general manager of corporate strategic services, told a crowd last week.
Date - March 04, 2016 Author - Business Wire
The City of St. Albert today announced that it has taken steps to become the first municipality in Canada to order long-range all-electric buses to deploy on city streets for public transit use.
Date - November 04, 2015 Author - City of St. Albert
Installation of St. Albert’s air quality monitoring station in Salisbury Park will begin on November 9th, 2015
Date - October 19, 2015 Author - Travis Peter, City of St. Albert
The St. Albert Smart City Steering Committee connected with nearly 2,000 stakeholders during the broad engagement process
Date - October 16, 2015 Author - Travis Peter, City of St. Albert
Delegation to Discuss St. Albert’s Smart City Efforts and Regional Technology Solutions
Date - September 02, 2015 Author - Matt Dykstra, Edmonton Sun
The Alberta NDP government is investing $28 million in a new "seamless" smart fare system for public transit users Edmonton, St. Albert and Strathcona County. Transportation Minister Brian Mason made the GreenTRIP funding announcement in St. Albert on Wednesday.
Date - August 26, 2015 Author - Kevin Ma, St. Albert Gazette
St. Albert could have up to four electric buses on its streets by September 2016 now that council has agreed to buy them with cash from GreenTRIP.
Date - April 14, 2015 Author - City of St. Albert
Residents and businesses are invited to have their say at upcoming public input sessions on how St. Albert could use technology, data, and innovation to support efficiency and quality of life.
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 25, 2014 Author - Victoria Paterson, St. Albert Gazette
A group of three NAIT students will spend their school year researching, and perhaps even testing, technology that will allow remote water meter reading to see what the best product is for St. Albert.
Date - October 08, 2014 Author - Viola Pruss, St. Albert Gazette
The 85-hectare concept is to incorporate cutting-edge data technology to make the area suitable for companies and individuals in the technology business, particularly those serving the oilsands.
Date - September 13, 2014 Author - Victoria Paterson, St. Albert Gazette
The City's approach is to use technology in a collaborative way to benefit residents, whether it’s accessing data for better analytics, opening up that data for public use, and finding efficiencies.
Date - September 02, 2014 Author - City of St. Albert
The City of St. Albert has entered into a non-exclusive agreement to permit Shaw Cablesystems Limited (Shaw) to provide Shaw Go WiFi Internet services to Shaw customers from City facilities.
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 - April, 2018 Author - Smart City Alliance
Regular issue of the Alliance's Bits and Bytes newsletter
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 - September, 2015 Author - Smart City Alliance
The Alberta Smart City Alliance was pleased to offer a unique session for AUMA delegates focused on "Building Smart and Innovative Communities".
Date - September, 2014 Author - Smart City Alliance
A copy of speaker presentations from the September 18, 2014 Alberta Smart City Symposium!
November 23, 2017
Join experts from the Alberta Smart City Alliance at the 2017 AUMA Convention to discuss the importance of a Smart City approach for your community and hear practical stories and advice on how to move forward.
June 28, 2017
On June 28, 2017 the St. Albert Innovation Summit will bring innovators together to share creative ideas and debate the opportunities and challenges that ew technologies and business processes may bring.
March 20 – 22, 2017
The MISA Prairies Annual Conference and Trade Show is the principle municipal information technology conference in the Prairies.
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.
March 16, 2016
ACAMP is proud to present the ACAMP Seminar Series, a series of quarterly technology commercialization events aimed at bringing together Alberta’s innovation community.
January 28, 2016
Alliance meeting with Grant MacEwan University Leaders
November 30, 2015
An event like no other featuring insight and networking about innovation and collaboration for diversifying Alberta's economy.
November 06 – 20, 2015
Smart City Alliance European Mission
September 22, 2015
2015 AUMA Pre-Convention Session
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