Digitally enabled urban renewal for the City of Unley

Mon, 2020-06-08 05:50 -- Adam Beck

Just south of the Adelaide CBD in South Australia is the municipality of Unley. Like many suburban communities Unley has a village-like feel with a major road corridor - King William Road - serving as somewhat of a heart to the local services offered to citizens. When it was time for a face lift, SAGE Automation was primed to ensure this community village would benefit from a range a smart communities upgrades that would delivery better community outcomes.

How COVID-19 has been a test case for successful data sharing

Mon, 2020-06-08 05:24 -- Adam Beck

The COVID -19 pandemic has necessitated some practices of data sharing that would normally be caught up in on-going risk management processes ultimately resulting in little action. In this article Geof Heydon and Charlie Gillon of Astrolabe Group share how some Australian States have short circuited the risks, and used trust and innovation to advance data sharing outcomes.

Transportation and our COVID transition

Thu, 2020-06-04 13:53 -- Adam Beck

As we move through this 'transition phase', out of the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, our cities are being stress-tested on a number of fronts. Transport is one such area, as we found out when sitting down with Alana Newbrook of WSP. Alana joined us as part of our series of reflections feeding into our work at the Bounce Lab.

The Five Data Leadership Vitals

Sun, 2020-05-24 06:33 -- Adam Beck

We are delighted to present the Data Leadership Vitals - Purpose, Privacy, Security, Ethics and Governance. They are a set of opportunities we believe to have great leverage in building an organisational culture that values data and the insights that can be generated from it. We would consider them mandatory in any data journey.

TECHFEST 2020: The Waikato's festival of technology and innovation

Thu, 2020-05-21 10:18 -- Adam Beck

On 2 March 2020, smart cities leaders, councils, planners, and researchers from around the country gathered in Hamilton New Zealand to consider how we can leverage technology and data aligned with Sustainable Development Goals to design and build ‘Sustainable Cities and Communities’.