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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 […]
September 28, 2017
IMQS Software Training

THE VALUE OF SOFTWARE TRAINING AND SUPPORT

Training is vital for the successful integration of new technologies into the public domain. Hence, it is a central component of IMQS’s people-centred approach and agile methodology. What is IMQS’s training approach and how does it add value to our customers?
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.
June 8, 2017
Infrastructure Asset Management

THE FOUNDATION OF SMART INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT

For cities to be successful in the face of rapid urbanisation and climate change, infrastructure needs to be smart and resilient. Smart infrastructure management relies on accurate information management. How does an Asset Register enable smart infrastructure asset management?
June 8, 2017
Water in Africa

TECHNOLOGY ENABLED INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT IN TIMES OF GREAT PROMISE AND PERIL

The future of the city is defined by inequality, vulnerability and risk. In a context of population growth, urbanisation and aging infrastructure, the principles of infrastructure asset management must be fused with technological innovation to enable organisations to turn great peril into promise.
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.
March 7, 2017
mSCOA

7 BENEFITS OF mSCOA-COMPLIANT INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT

The introduction of the Municipal Standard Chart of Accounts (mSCOA) by the South African National Treasury has altered the South African municipal operating environment. In this short article you will find 7 ways in which mSCOA compliance will benefit municipal operations and read more about IMQS’s approach to mSCOA-ready Infrastructure […]
February 20, 2017
operations & maintenance

3 STRATEGIES THAT ENABLE SUSTAINABLE OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

Effective operations and maintenance (O&M) support the provision of services and bolster sustainable economic development. The following three strategies will enable a sustainable O&M environment for governments to deal with a burgeoning global demand for economic and social infrastructure.