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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has simple prescriptions for the ambitious smart cities project to take off. He wants designated cities, after their identification, to take up some easily doable items and a few smart solutions rather than taking up a mega wish list as it was earlier envisaged in the …

The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) will soon submit its smart city development plan to the Gujarat government, VMC Commissioner Manish Bhardwaj has said.The state government had earlier asked the municipal corporations of Vadodara, Surat, Ahmedabad and Rajkot to submit their plans to it before February 15 for converting these four …

Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, recently announced the Accela Connect Hackathon will take place Sunday, March 1, 2015, in conjunction with Accela Connect 2015 Partner and Developer Conference. The hackathon and conference will take place at the Resort at Squaw Creek in Olympic Valley, CA.The …

Accela Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions for government, announced recently that the City of Lancaster, California, has selected the Accela Civic Platform to upgrade its current technology infrastructure. The City of Lancaster will take advantage of Accela’s Land Management, Licensing, and Asset Management solutions.Lancaster is the …

 While the Narendra Modi-led government has chalked out an ambitious idea for setting up 100 smart cities in the country, the Maharashtra government is planning to take the idea a step further by launching smart cities based on a theme, such as education, health or information technology (IT). While the …

The United Arab Emirates Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) announced today it is transforming its eGovernment services by teaming with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to deliver more personalized mobile capabilities that improve employee engagement and streamline access to key resources.

 AvePoint, the established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices,recently announced its participation at the Asia Pacific Cities Summit & Mayors’ Forum (APCS), taking place July 5-8, 2015, in Brisbane, Australia. As the first confirmed supporter of Microsoft Australia’s major sponsorship and a worldwide CityNext partner, AvePoint will …

 Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, has announced that Knoxville, Tennessee, selected the Accela Civic Platform and solutions to modernize its government services. Knoxville is implementing Accela Asset Management, Accela Service Request and Accela Code Enforcement running on the Accela Civic Platform to build a more …

Mr. Yusuf Lanewala, Chairman & Managing Director of Mindteck, a global technology company, presented his views on ‘Smart Cities and role of IT in Smart Governance’ to a large group of dignitaries at the Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2015 held in Bahrain from March 15 – March 19. He participated …

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, and former Mayor of New York City, Mr. Michael Bloomberg,recently announced a partnership between Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, to advance the “Smart Cities Initiative.” The Smart Cities Initiative is a historic effort to promote economic growth, improve …