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February 12, 2019
Tourism Infrastructure Important for Economic Growth

SA’S GROWTH RELIES ON TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

The tourism industry is central to the growth of the South African economy. Working infrastructure is a key component in shaping tourist and investor perceptions and experiences. How can digital infrastructure asset management contribute to the growth of tourism in South Africa?
February 1, 2019

BEHIND THE PRODUCT #3: HEINRICH GERBER

IMQS hires from a wide pool of talent with diverse backgrounds. We appreciate diversity and new perspectives. Learn more about Heinrich Gerber, a mechanical engineer with a background in commercial diving, now applying his approach to project management as a proud product owner at IMQS.
November 30, 2018
Image Banner of Clinton Thomas Product Owner at IMQS Software

BEHIND THE PRODUCT #2: CLINTON THOMAS

IMQS’s product owners rely on their dynamic skill-sets to navigate the world of software development for the South African municipal sphere. For Clinton Thomas, two tools above all others ensure success – agility and communication.
November 30, 2018
Aerial photo of water infrastructure

WHEN INFRASTRUCTURE TURNS TO CARRION – THE COST OF NEGLECT

The most basic relationship between citizens and the state is through the use of public services and utilities. When infrastructure fails, the consequences can be dire. With sanitation infrastructure decay in South Africa in mind, what solutions emerge to overcome key infrastructure management challenges?
October 7, 2018
Image of Jaco Botha Product Owner at IMQS Software

BEHIND THE PRODUCT #1: JACO BOTHA

Behind every great IMQS product is a multi-skilled product owner (PO), hard at work outlining their vision, establishing goals and motivating their team. POs are the corner stone of IMQS product development, so we thought you should meet them. This month we introduce you to Jaco Botha – a keen […]
September 6, 2018
Banner Image of Tap relating to water and sewer infrastructure management

COMPREHENSIVE WATER AND SEWER MANAGEMENT

Across the globe water scarcity, poor water quality and inadequate sanitation negatively impact human security. How does IMQS’s water and sewer management software help municipalities overcome water and wastewater management challenges?
August 3, 2018
Automated Road Surface Assessment Technology

MACHINE LEARNING – DECREASING COST & TIME OF ROAD SURFACE ASSESSMENTS

IMQS has developed an Automated Road Assessment solution to overcome road surface assessment challenges. Find out how IMQS can help overcome issues of cost, time and data accuracy in road surface surveying.  
May 30, 2018
What is Infrastructure Asset Management

BACK TO BASICS: WHAT IS INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT?

 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.
May 6, 2018
Application Containerisation

THE 7 BENEFITS OF APPLICATION CONTAINERISATION

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?
March 27, 2018

POWERING WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AT STELLENBOSCH MUNICIPALITY WITH GIS-BASED TELEMETRY

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?