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GE Bolsters Industrial Internet Networks for Secure Access

April 15, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

GE announced the release of its latest Industrial Internet solution, the MDSTM Orbit MCR-4G, designed to help owners of private communication networks, such as utilities, oil and gas companies and energy-intensive industries leverage public cellular networks…

Cityworks Users Organize Portland Area Asset Management Day

April 11, 2013 - in Corporate

Proponent of smart asset management, the City of Beaverton, Oregon, recently organized and hosted Portland’s first Asset Management Day. A mix of practitioners…

Bentley Systems Releases 2012 Annual Report Online

April 11, 2013 - in Corporate

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced…

Metropolitan Police Helps Improve Road Safety in London with GGP's GIS

April 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Metropolitan Police Service is using the latest desktop mapping software to collate essential data about road traffic collisions in London. The advanced Geographical Information System (GIS) from GGP Systems in being used to identify and map the exact…

Metropolitan Police Helps Improve Road Safety in London with GGP’s GIS

April 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Metropolitan Police Service is using the latest desktop mapping software to collate essential data about road traffic collisions in London. The advanced Geographical Information System (GIS) from GGP Systems in being used to identify and map the exact…

Siemens and Bentley Extend Collaboration to the Process Industry

The Siemens Industry Automation Division and Bentley Systems announced today at the Hannover Messe that they are stepping up their strategic collaboration, focusing on the process industry sector in fields such as chemicals, energy, pharmaceuticals, and oil…

How a Smarter City Works

April 8, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Powerful new information systems are making new kinds of cities possible. In the following video from IBM, they set the stage for these new cities that monitor and manage energy, water, transportation, and facility management for a more sustainable city foundation.…

What is a City, and How Does it Get Smarter?

There is a clear need for a better dialogue — a learning cities approach — as outlined by my colleagues at the Academy of Urbanism (AoU), and by Tim Campbell in Beyond Smart Cities. How can a country, community, and an integrated regional ecosystem step…

Cityworks Helps Chattanooga, Tennessee Manage Extreme Weather Effects

April 5, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency, Maintenance

While the occurrence of extreme weather cannot be accurately predicted or regulated, Cityworks, the proven and genuine GIS-centric management solution, has changed the way the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee, manages the cleanup. With Cityworks deployed throughout…

Bentley Awards a $25,000 Research Grant to Keep First Responders Safer During Building Emergencies

April 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency

Bentley’s inaugural Chief Donald J. Burns Memorial Research Grant of $25,000 has been awarded to the University of Texas Group.  Aimed at keeping first responders safer during building emergencies, the grant Is awarded annually by Bentley Systems through…