Feature | October 19, 2018

Factoring the city into Smart City development

As communities across Canada work to integrate new technology and innovation to transform existing communities to smart cities, the world is watching as the process of creating Toronto’s Quayside unfolds.…

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Part 1 of this series defined assets as existing primarily to provide a service. By extension, asset management (AM) should be focused on service and levels of service, with an…
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