Oakville Council achievements highlighted in annual report

Oakville Council achievements highlighted in annual report

The Town is continuing to focus on service delivery improvements through the use of technology, with the launch of new tools such as the Oakville mobile app, to keep residents connected anytime, anywhere.

Join Purple Forge at Smart Cities Week

Join Purple Forge at Smart Cities Week

Purple Forge will be exhibiting at the Smart Cities Week conference, Sept 27-29th in Washington, D.C.

Brian Hurley, Purple Forge’s President and CEO will be on hand to share information on our Smart City deployments in the US and Canada.

TPPF’S FUELING FREEDOM PROJECT LAUNCHES MOBILE ENERGY & CLIMATE APP

TPPF’S FUELING FREEDOM PROJECT LAUNCHES MOBILE ENERGY & CLIMATE APP

The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s (TPPF) Fueling Freedom Project rolled out its first mobile app to allow iPhone and Android users to follow up-to-the-minute developments in climate and energy policy. The app brings nine specific portals to mobile users, including feeds for global satellite temperature reports, climate policy news, and relevant social media links, among others.

The Only Spoiler-Free Canada Day App Released in 2016

The Only Spoiler-Free Canada Day App Released in 2016

Ottawa, Canada, June 27, 2016 (Newswire.com) – Purple Forge has updated both the Apple and Android version of the Official Canada Day mobile application. The app includes all the major Canada Day celebration schedules across Canada, a postcard feature to create and share the joy and happiness that is Canada Day, and other useful stuff […]

City Auditor Laura Doud Participates In Smart Cities And Public Engagement Panel

City Auditor Laura Doud Participates In Smart Cities And Public Engagement Panel

Doud noted that cities must now incorporate three pillars — social media, mobile analytics and cloud computing technology or SMAC — to remain innovative. These technologies impact government efficiency, services and capabilities and improving quality of life services for constituents.

How Surrey, B.C. uses artificial intelligence to deliver city services

How Surrey, B.C. uses artificial intelligence to deliver city services

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.