News Articles


January 30, 2018
Water resource management - every drop counts

WATER RESOURCE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT – WHY STELLENBOSCH WON’T RUN DRY

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 […]
November 20, 2017
CGFARO and IMESA Blog

IMQS REFLECTS ON IMESA AND CIGFARO

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 […]
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?
April 25, 2017
Infrastructure Maintenance Management

OUT-OF-THE-BOX MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT FOR THE CITY OF TSHWANE

In July 2017, the City of Tshwane (CoT) will embark on a new drive for effective maintenance management with the launch of the IMQS Maintenance Management Module. Why is maintenance management so important and what challenges is IMQS helping Tshwane to overcome?
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?
December 6, 2016
greywater

6 BASIC GUIDELINES FOR USING GREYWATER

Population growth, pollution and climate change put water systems under immense pressure. The reuse of greywater for irrigation will benefit homeowners and water utilities alike. Greywater is, however, different from fresh water and requires different guidelines for it to be reused.
March 15, 2016
Maintenance Management

IMPROVED MUNICIPAL SERVICE DELIVERY THROUGH INTEGRATED MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT

Maintenance Management is a complex component of integrated infrastructure asset management, which is key to improved municipal service delivery. By integrating maintenance management in the asset management life-cycle, South African municipalities are able to provide a better service to their clients.
February 12, 2016
Jabil - Livingston, Scotland

PARTNERSHIP WITH JABIL A MILESTONE FOR IMQS

IMQS has proudly partnered up with the US-based global manufacturing and supply-chain management giant Jabil to offer integrated software solutions for the holistic management of passive infrastructure assets in untapped African markets.
January 25, 2016
The Importance of Infrastructure Asset Management Solutions

5 REASONS MUNICIPALITIES NEED INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT

The key implications of applying Infrastructure Asset Management solutions outline why it has become imperative for municipalities to incorporate it in their approach to ensure consistent, reliable service delivery to their communities.