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Routing and Scheduling Key to Cutting Vehicle Carbon from Supply Chain

June 26, 2012 - in Analysis, Projects, Transportation

Routing and scheduling software from Paragon Software Systems is being used in important research into reducing the carbon footprint of the UK Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) supply chain. Paragon customer Keystone Distribution UK, is sponsoring the project…

Putting the ‘Where’ Into Your Analytics

June 12, 2012 - in Analysis

At EDENS, a developer, owner and operator of community shopping centers on the East Coast, blending geographic information systems (GIS) and business…

Putting the 'Where' Into Your Analytics

June 12, 2012 - in Analysis

At EDENS, a developer, owner and operator of community shopping centers on the East Coast, blending geographic information systems (GIS) and business…

A Lost City, Found With Lasers

June 10, 2012 - in Analysis

Deep in the jungles of Honduras lies one less secret. A team of US scientists say they have reconstructed the regional topography of Mosquitia. The results, shown below, reveal what appear to be manmade elevation changes, which have been interpreted as an…

Software for the Smart Building to Smart Grid Interface to be Worth $1 Billion by 2016, Says Memoori Research

In many developed countries, industrial and commercial buildings consume 40% of all generated electrical power. Interfacing the Smart Grid with this building stock provides large scale opportunities to balance electrical supply and demand particularly as Smart…

McKinsey Reports on Emerging Trends in Urban Informatics

May 31, 2012 - in Analysis, Projects, Smart Cities

    In their efforts to manage cities more effectively and efficiently, many local administrations are turning to “urban informatics”—the use of information and communications technology to better understand metropolitan needs, challenges,…

The Trust for Public Lands Launches ParkScore

Today, the Trust for Public Lands has launched a rigorous ranking of the top city park systems among the 40 largest U.S. cities. The park rating system uses GIS to create digital maps that evaluate accessibility beyond simply a measurement of distance, as…

Tianjin Waterworks Group Chooses Bentley WaterGEMS and HAMMER to Improve Efficiency and Reduce Water Loss

May 22, 2012 - in Analysis, Corporate, Projects, Water

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that Tianjin Waterworks Group Co. Ltd., one of the largest waterworks companies in China, has chosen Bentley’s…

Researchers Map the City of Sheffied’s Heat

May 14, 2012 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

Experts from the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering believe that the many steel plants located just outside the city centre could be connected to Sheffield's existing district heating network to provide an extra 20 MW of thermal energy, enough…

Researchers Map the City of Sheffied's Heat

May 14, 2012 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

Experts from the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering believe that the many steel plants located just outside the city centre could be connected to Sheffield's existing district heating network to provide an extra 20 MW of thermal energy, enough…