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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Cities are competing to attract new residents, businesses and visitors and of course keep the residents and businesses that are already there. As we have previously discussed in “Government APIs – Do more with less”,...

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via Esri Easy, fast, and affordable is the goal of Cityworks Local Government Templates (LGT). An exciting new option for deploying Cityworks, LGT provides a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to deploy the proven and...

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A Severe Winter Breaks Budgets as Well as Pipes

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The Water Finance Research Foundation conducted an industry-wide comparative analysis of core maintenance management and infrastructure asset management functions was completed for the following 14 software systems in alphabetic order: Accela, Agile Assets, Azteca System’s...

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Sustainability is generally understood as the measurement, management, and reduction of energy consumption and carbon emissions/carbon footprint to reduce both environmental impact and operating costs. Influences driving recent attention in sustainability range from governmental regulation,...

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from Programmable Web Picture this: you are a city employee in charge of fixing pot holes, or cleaning up illegal dumping. You have a gazzillion requests flooding in from well-meaning citizens just overjoyed to send...

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Read the full article here... arcgis city works As we get closer to the ArcGIS for Local Government fall release, we wanted to take a minute to share with you our plans for the next...

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Download this entire article American Water Works Association Water Security Congress, St. Louis, MO September 10, 2012 Author: CAPT Nelson Mix, PE, CHMM, US Public Health Service Officer U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Water Security Division...

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In the fall of 2010, the Douglas County, NE GIS Department (DCGIS) managed numerous servers in multiple locations throughout the county. The internal IT group did not yet offer a virtualized environment (i.e. multiple, configurable,...

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