Start Your Smart City Journey at the 2016 International Institute of Municipal Clerks Annual Conference

OTTAWA, Ontario, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Purple Forge will be showcasing our advanced and economical smart city solutions for municipalities at the 2016 International Institute of Municipal Clerks Annual Conference being held May 22 to May 25th in Omaha, Nebraska. Purple Forge CEO Brian Hurley will be on hand at IIMC to discuss experiences in deploying Smart City solutions in US and Canada. Mr. Hurley will share insights on current live municipal deployments, including deployments incorporating IBM Watson cognitive computing.

Purple Forge is an award-winning Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of mobile-first community engagement and self service solutions. Our Smart City solutions can provide your city with a cost effective solution to begin your Smart City journey and help you meet your municipal goals:

  • Offer up-to-the minute services and information
  • Become the go-to channel for critical communications
  • Connect tourists to local events, attractions and information
  • Boost citizen input and engagement
  • Help to reduce operational costs
  • Connect residents with local businesses
  • Spur economic growth
  • Improve transparency with citizens
  • Foster self-service and technology use in your community

Purple Forge’s Smart Service Solutions platform delivers a wide range of pre-packaged solutions with optional features and customization including: Citizen Self-Service, Fraud and Waste Reporting, Elections, Pet Shelters and Adoption, 311/Report a Problem, 511/Road Conditions, Tourism, Economic Development, Healthcare, Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Communications.

Our Smart Service Solutions platform offers advanced and comprehensive features that span: Web, Mobile, Wearables, Social, Location Based Services (LBS), Proximity Based Services (iBeacons), Internet of Things, Cognitive Computing and Natural Language Processing (NLP).

Purple Forge has deployed hundreds of solutions for a wide range of customers, including the cities of Denver, Long Beach,Pittsburgh, Miami-Dade, Edmonton, Surrey, Mississauga, Oakville, and Ottawa. Other customers include federal, county and provincial governments such as: Union County NJ, Province of Manitoba, Government of Canada, and Sonoma County CA.

Purple Forge is an IBM Watson Ecosystem Partner and the Purple Forge Smart Service Solutions platform includes Watson cognitive computing and natural language processing capabilities. Purple Forge is partnered with TELUS who offer TELUS Smart City apps based on Purple Forge services.

For more information and to book a one-on-one meeting at IIMC with Brian Hurley, President and CEO of Purple Forge please visit

About Purple Forge

Purple Forge is an award-winning Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of mobile-first community engagement and self service solutions. Our customers include: Governments, Venues, Telecommunications Service Providers, Financial Institutions, Healthcare and Membership-based Organizations. Purple Forge’s platform and applications offer a wide range of features that span web, mobile, wearables, social, location based services, iBeacons and the Internet of Things. Our solutions increase customer engagement, provide insights into unmet customer needs and reduce service delivery costs.  Purple Forge is an IBM Watson Ecosystem Partner. Purple Forge is partnered with TELUS for Smart City solutions. For more information about Purple Forge, please visit

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