Most communities have critical infrastructure that requires constant maintenance and inspection. Consider bridges, for example. Stream gauge monitoring can be used to immediately evaluate whether water level flowing under a bridge could impact structural integrity....

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Sometimes, automation is viewed as a cold or robotic process that eliminates human interaction. Automation should never sacrifice the quality of a program or service. At the Regional Municipality of York, each program or project...

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[caption id="attachment_20235" align="alignright" width="200"] Field workers see the same information on their mobile devices whether a service request is created manually or through incoming Waze data.[/caption] In early 2018, the City of Raleigh implemented a...

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We’re kicking off the week at the 2018 ICMA Annual Conference in Baltimore, where local government managers and staff have gathered to discuss strategies for building more resilient, sustainable, and safe communities—smart communities. Smart city...

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[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Ask any municipality if they are doing asset management, and the response will be yes. Lots of organizations have an asset management system, capital improvement projects, and condition assessments. But asset management, as defined...

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As the largest city in central Illinois, Springfield is best known for being the home of Abraham Lincoln and the capital of Illinois.  The focus of the city’s public works department is to maintain the...

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Phil Jones, a snow inspector for the city of Springfield, drove a public works pickup down Laurel Street Thursday morning. After a few blocks, he pulled over and grabbed the laptop off the mount on...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] POWER Engineers Incorporated (POWER) announced a contract awarded by Milwaukee County for the enterprise implementation of the Cityworks® work order and asset management solution. In this project, Cityworks will provide the ability for viewing...

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Keeping track of your local government’s assets can be challenging and labor intensive. Wouldn’t it be great to have real-time access to your inventory? To know, at the touch of a button, which parts are...

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Transportation infrastructure networks make up the lifeline of our very existence. Ensuring the reliability and safety of these networks depends mainly on a good asset management system. For more than 20 years, Cityworks and Esri...

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