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We thought it would be interesting to share what the downloads look like for our Official Purple Forge Canada Day App, since we have several years of data available.
Residents living in the area would be sent up-to-date information through a community emergency notification system, which is essentially a reverse 911 that the region has in place, according to Glynn.
“The information would be passed through phone lines and cellphones to residents with the information and actions they should take.”
For those living in the Oakville area, there is also the Oakville Mobile App which sends alerts to users about significant service disruptions and weather events.
Cities are complicated machines and they don’t come with an operator’s manual. Citizens with specific, sometimes arcane questions about city services often find themselves in a maze of 1-800 numbers or poorly organized websites.
Purple Forge is using IBM’s Watson super-computer to create AI research assistants to help residents navigate their municipal infrastructure.
A range of smart-city systems, from a central traffic management center to the MySurrey App, are improving livability and better engaging with citizens.
The transformation to smart and connected communities are anchored in two fundamental municipal needs:
Providing services for citizens, and,
Making efficient use of tax dollars through: cost savings such as reduced labour costs, better use of city infrastructure and resources; or increasing revenues by driving economic growth.
On that bedrock, decisions for incremental change are formulated around a range of drivers.