Digital tech helps supervise construction of public facilities

Since the start of 2019, more than 15 building sites in Moscow have been equipped with the Personal Smart-Tracker system, which helps to monitor the construction process itself and improve the safety of each worker by determining the number of staff on site and...

GovChat aims to connect 50m citizens

GovChat will soon officially launch its tailored technology platform that will enable millions of citizens to communicate with all arms of the South African government. GovChat has been appointed as the official citizen engagement platform for such purpose. The...

Crowdsourcing gets Moscow citizens involved

The E-Home crowdsourcing initiative, which calls on citizens to make suggestions on how apartment living can  be managed by residents by means of digital technologies, is implementing 342 ideas across Moscow based on citizens’ recommendations. Thanks to the...

PE graduates upgrade Ekurhuleni valuation roll

Skills and software from Port Elizabeth are helping the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality on the Gauteng East Rand to update the valuation roll of around 700 000 properties. A team of 25 geographic information system (GIS) and geography graduates mainly from the...