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September 30, 2017
Internet of Things

INFOGRAPHIC: THE INFRASTRUCTURE INTERNET OF THINGS (IIoT)

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, IoT holds exciting possibilities.
September 29, 2017

TOWARDS AN INFRASTRUCTURE INTERNET OF THINGS (IIoT)

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 […]
August 4, 2017
Infrastructure Management Africa

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 STATS SHOWING WHY AFRICA NEEDS INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

Research released in 2016 by the non-partisan, pan-African research network, Afrobarometer, is telling of Africa’s need for greater investment in infrastructure. Find out more about it in this infographic.
July 2, 2017
Electricity Infrastructure

AFRICA’S ELECTRICITY – A BUSINESS CHALLENGE

A rising Africa is hungry for electricity. Unreliable supply negatively affects business and represents a major risk for international investors. The South African case of “load shedding” is a case in point. What are Africa’s electricity challenges and what solutions are found in the realms infrastructure asset management?
June 30, 2017

HOW LOW PROJECT PERFORMANCE LEADS TO CATASTROPHE

Infrastructure projects need to be effectively planned, managed and maintained to ensure successful project implementation. Low project performance can have catastrophic outcomes. How does systematic, centralised project control support successful project implementation?
June 28, 2017
Infrastructure in Africa

7 STATS ILLUSTRATING AFRICA’S NEED FOR INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

Infrastructure is crucial for Africa’s development, and for its countries to become more globally competitive. So how is Africa performing in the infrastructure department? The following seven stats illustrate the need for infrastructure investment in Africa.
March 14, 2017
infrastructure asset management

10 WAYS EFFICIENT INFRASTRUCTURE ENHANCES YOUR COUNTRY’S GLOBAL ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS

According to the World Economic Forum, infrastructure is the second pillar on which Global Competitiveness is built. Well-developed infrastructure bolsters economic development, facilitates service delivery and attracts foreign direct investment. What are the benefits of well-developed infrastructure to a country’s economic growth potential?
March 12, 2017
mSCOA

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 SEGMENTS OF OUR MSCOA COMPLIANT ASSET REGISTER

mSCOA is a financial-reporting regulatory reform that will come into full effect on 1 July 2017 that standardises all municipal accounting practices and reporting across South Africa. Find out more about it in this infographic.
December 21, 2016

INFOGRAPHIC: THE IMQS SMART ASSET SOLUTION FOR SMART CITIES

With the help of smart technologies, municipalities can harness the principles of integrated asset life-cycle management to build smarter and more resilient cities. In this infographic you can learn more about the different components that make up IMQS’s Smart Asset solution.
September 8, 2016

THE 3 BENEFITS TO USING A DIGITAL ASSET REGISTER

Infrastructure Asset Management (IAM) is a methodology that aims at realising the true value of an organisation’s assets via a holistic financial approach towards asset budgeting, establishment, maintenance, upgrades and operation. A digital asset register is built using digital tools to capture, verify and import asset data into a centralised […]