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Smart City Technology versus EcoDensity Planning

June 25, 2012 - in Planning, Smart Cities

Vancouver’s EcoDensity Charter has been an important green city initiative emphasizing compact, mixed-use, and walkable communities, over high tech solutions. However, companies such as IBM, Siemens and CISCO are hard-pitching their smart cities solutions…

Live Blog: Intergraph SG&I Opening

Mark Doherty, CTO of Intergraph's Security, Government and Infrastructure group kicked off the SG&I track with a Mission Impossible theme, taking…

Live Blog: Intergraph SG&I Opening

Mark Doherty, CTO of Intergraph's Security, Government and Infrastructure group kicked off the SG&I track with a Mission Impossible theme, taking…

Better Technology for Planners Also Means More Citizen Participation

May 16, 2012 - in Planning

The electronic communications and high-tech, computing revolutions have changed planning for the better since the 1970’s and 1980’s. The tools available today are powerful and much more effective at analyzing, arraying, and mapping important data.  Laptops…