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Arlington Updates Online GIS Map with SimpliCITY Mapping

July 17, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects

As part of the Arlington’s ongoing effort to improve service delivery to residents, the Town is pleased to announce the update of its online GIS mapping service to SimpliCITY Mapping by PeopleGIS. SimpliCITY Mapping offers a more intuitive user interface,…

US and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement With the City Of Chattanooga

July 17, 2012 - in Projects, Stormwater, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Office of…

ICLEI Releases Green Business Challenge App for Cities

July 17, 2012 - in Planning, Projects, Smart Cities

ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability USA has released the Green Business Challenge App, a powerful and customizable web application that now allows…

USDA Announces Smart Grid Funding For Rural Electric Co-ops

July 16, 2012 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that rural electric cooperatives and utilities in 15 states will receive loan guarantees to make improvements to generation and transmission facilities and implement smart grid technologies. "Maintaining…

Oracle’s “Big Data, Bigger Opportunities” Report: Smart Grids Increase Utilities’ Data Collection 180x

July 11, 2012 - in Energy, Projects

Today Oracle announced the results of the "Big Data, Bigger Opportunities: Plans and Preparedness for the Data Deluge" research report, which surveyed 151 North American senior-level executives at utilities with smart meter programs in place to gauge: Perceptions…

Oracle's "Big Data, Bigger Opportunities" Report: Smart Grids Increase Utilities' Data Collection 180x

July 11, 2012 - in Energy, Projects

Today Oracle announced the results of the "Big Data, Bigger Opportunities: Plans and Preparedness for the Data Deluge" research report, which surveyed 151 North American senior-level executives at utilities with smart meter programs in place to gauge: Perceptions…

Mapping Census 2010 Illustrates Major Changes in US Population

July 9, 2012 - in Analysis, Projects

Mapping Census 2010: The Geography of American Change from Esri Press depicts the extraordinary changes in the American population over the past decade. Extracted from the data collected by the US Census Bureau in 2010, the new maps are displayed side by side…

Intergraph Launches the MuniSight Geospatial Mapping Solution at MISA Event

July 6, 2012 - in Corporate, Projects, Smart Cities

The Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Conference, which takes place annually in Ontario, Canada, provided the perfect platform for Intergraph to introduce its newest enterprise GIS solution to the Ontario market. Held this year from May 27-30,…

Disaster Prevention through Intelligent Monitoring Systems

July 4, 2012 - in Emergency, Projects

In recent years many high-profile natural disasters have made the headlines and claimed hundreds of thousands upon thousands of lives. Many countries are beginning to realize the importance of accurate environmental monitoring systems and are developing advanced…

Creating Liveable Cities Relies on the Four C's

More than 100 governors, mayors and top leaders from 98 cities and regions discussed challenges and innovative solutions to build liveable cities and foster harmonious communities at the World Cities Summit Mayors Forum (WCSMF). At the forum which was themed…