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What’s Driving Demand for Innovative Infrastructure?

Matt Ball on October 1, 2013 - in Smart Cities

There is one factor that applies to all countries, regardless of their history and infrastructure requirements. The most prevalent pressure on every government is to provide power and water yet there is a finite supply of natural resources.

Innovation is essential if the world is to serve more people with fewer resources. It is the only way to ensure that solutions are not only cost effective to build, but also energy efficient to run. This requires a simultaneous focus on the present and the future; the solutions to current and future challenges must be adaptable, sustainable, and future-proof.

As they meet these demands, engineering firms worldwide are becoming larger, more capable, and increasingly competitive. It is the only way they can stay one step ahead at all times and enables them to identify and counter the pressures, before they even occur.

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Matt Ball is founder and editorial director of V1 Media, publisher of Informed Infrastructure, Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Asian Surveying & Mapping and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream.

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