We can all agree that working infrastructure is the backbone of human development and security, but is this infrastructure being managed properly? It is time to go back to basics and remind ourselves of what infrastructure asset management is all about.
Current software platforms are constrained by having multiple infrastructure and technology stacks to maintain. This leads to fragile and complex deployment processes, which are hard to replicate, test and support. How does application containerisation solve these problems?
Stellenbosch Municipality implemented the IMQS telemetry solution as part of their drought monitoring programme in 2017/2018. What is telemetry and how is this set of smart technologies assisting municipal water resource management at Stellenbosch Municipality?
In 2018, IMQS users will not only be working with some of the best infrastructure asset management software around, but be greeted by a brand new look and feel in line with the IMQS corporate identity. Read further to see what IMQS has in store for you!
2018 is a year of progress and opportunity, and IMQS is ready for the challenge! Read further to find out about IMQS’s new innovative projects geared towards adding real value to the global infrastructure asset management domain.
Stellenbosch, like other municipalities in the Western Cape, has been hard hit by a prolonged drought. Unlike many of its peers, however, Stellenbosch seems to be sitting on a greener wicket. How has Stellenbosch gone about managing risk, and what has been the main resource in this municipality’s water management […]
In 2017, the African continent still suffers from unreliable, insufficient and costly power generation and distribution. The smart management of electrical infrastructure is a prerequisite for sustainable socio-economic development. How do GLS Consulting and IMQS Software cooperate to offer African cities a comprehensive electricity infrastructure management solution?
2017 once again saw IMQS showcasing its infrastructure asset management (IAM) software solutions at the annual Chartered Institute of Government Finance, Audit and Risk Officers (CIGFARO) and Institute for Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) conferences. We spoke to IMQS Head of Marketing, Erick Underhill, to hear more about what […]
July 1, 2017 has come and gone, and with that, the deadline by which South African municipalities were to successfully implement the Municipal Standard Chart of Accounts (mSCOA) regulation. This retrospective article highlights three main challenges the IMQS Asset Management Team encountered in their efforts to help municipalities become mSCOA […]
The Internet of Things (IoT) describes an emerging interconnected world of “things” where new technologies and Big Data analytics are revolutionising our way of life. For Infrastructure Asset Management, in particular, IoT holds exciting possibilities. In this article we briefly define IoT, look at its origins and relate it to […]