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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…

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…

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…

PITT OHIO Adopts Esri’s ArcGIS for Transportation Analytics

April 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Esri announces that PITT OHIO, a transportation solutions provider headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has licensed Esri's ArcGIS for Transportation Analytics. The solution is powered by the ArcGIS platform and helps staff use fleet location information…

PITT OHIO Adopts Esri's ArcGIS for Transportation Analytics

April 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Esri announces that PITT OHIO, a transportation solutions provider headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has licensed Esri's ArcGIS for Transportation Analytics. The solution is powered by the ArcGIS platform and helps staff use fleet location information…

Smart Grid Industrial Control Systems Continue to Face Funding Challenges

April 4, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

Discussions of security for smart grid industrial control systems (ICS) among utilities, vendors, systems integrators, and public regulators have become more common in recent years, and utilities as a group appear to be better informed of cyber risks to their…

Intergraph Releases SmartPlant Fusion for Rapid Capture and Organization of Legacy Plant Information

April 3, 2013 - in Corporate, Facility Management

Intergraph has released SmartPlant Fusion to specifically tackle the challenges faced by plant operators and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies in accessing, organizing and managing unstructured legacy engineering information of an operating…

Geofeedia Helps Expand ArcGIS with Social Media Integration

April 3, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects

Esri and Geofeedia announced plans to extend the ArcGIS platform with Geofeedia’s innovative social media tools. Public safety professionals will be able to advantage of these capabilities to accurately integrate, monitor, analyze, and visualize live emergency…