Changing resource consumption in Wales

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Changing resource consumption in Wales

Working with Jacobs, Welsh Government and Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council to support the Council to change resource consumption habits and become smarter in its approach to reaching carbon reduction targets across a range of areas. 

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Big Data needs Big Brains

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Big Data needs Big Brains

We had the pleasure of spending the last few months with Big Data MSc student Christopher Lunny at Urban Tide HQ. During his time with us, Christopher did some really interesting things with Transport for London data and developed some incredible data visualisations.

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Glasgow City Centre District Regeneration Frameworks

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Glasgow City Centre District Regeneration Frameworks

Read more about the (Y)our City Centre project our role in it. The project is the next phase of Glasgow City Centre District Regeneration Frameworks, which are aiming to make the city centre a more vibrant, playful, cleaner and greener urban environment, to make the city centre more liveable. 

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Smart Australia- UrbanTide goes global

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Smart Australia- UrbanTide goes global

Urban Tide will make up part of an international reference panel to offer assurance, insight and smart cities expertise at four stages of the Newcastle project, culminating in a smart cities strategy for the second most populated area of New South Wales. 

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Talking about IoT challenges

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Talking about IoT challenges

To be continuously challenged is among one of our core values. Last month our Chief Operating Officer (COO), Steven Revill, took part in a panel discussion that challenged him to leave his IoT (Internet of Things) partisanship echo chamber to consider IoT's more challenging issues.

Here is what Steven had to say about the experience:

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Smart water - smart society

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Smart water - smart society

Last week UrbanTide presented opportunities around smart city and open data initiatives in the water sector at the Water Innovation Europe conference organized by WssTP (Water Supply and Sanitation Technology Platform) which is the European technology platform for water.

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Open data training for Scotland's public sector

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Open data training for Scotland's public sector

We are halfway through delivering a year-long programme of free open data training for Scottish public sector organisations on behalf of Scottish Government. From talking to over 100 people in 16 sessions since November 2015, we’ve gathered substantial insight and feedback from people at all levels in public services...

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The journey to one Scotland

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The journey to one Scotland

In May 2015 Steven Revill, founding member of UrbanTide was elected as Chairperson of the All Scotland branch of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation.  Steven writes about this ‘honour and privilege’.

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Future City Glasgow is OPEN

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Future City Glasgow is OPEN

In 2013, Glasgow beat a host of other UK cities to win funding worth £24 Million from Innovate UK to explore innovative ways to use technology and data to make life in the city safer, smarter and more sustainable.

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The smart city community has arrived!

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The smart city community has arrived!

A few years ago when I attended Smart Cities events the majority of the delegation were there to ‘find out more’ or ‘understand what it all meant.’  I am pleased to report that the majority now attend to tell people about their Smart City projects.

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5 Smart Cities Case Studies

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5 Smart Cities Case Studies

For a city to become 'smart', what has to take place is a constant cycle of innovation and iteration whilst never losing sight of citizen benefits being the primary motivation to succeed. With this is mind, UrbanTide have decided to present 5 case studies of remarkable and effective initiatives which will help inform future practices as we travel the path to smarter and more connected urban spaces. 

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