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MOBILE APPS – EMPOWERING LOCAL GOVERMENT, SOLVING REAL SOCIAL CHALLENGES

We’ve fallen in love with our beloved mobile apps, but how can we use them to solve our real social challenges? By Marc Fletcher, Manager: Marketing & Business Development at Intervate, a T-Systems company The start of 2017 saw many of South Africa’s Northern provinces hit by a deluge of rain as typhoon Dineo ravaged the […]

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SMART CITIES BECOME A REALITY IN SOUTH AFRICA

Dave Stevens, Business Development Executive at Intervate a T-Systems Company was interviewed on CNBC Africa on 14th February 2017 about the rise of Smart Cities in South Africa.  Watch the video below. Original post on CNBC Africa : Smart cities become a reality

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INTERVATE TO LAUNCH SMART CITIZEN – 31ST OCTOBER 2016

Having already successfully powered the Johannesburg Road Agency Find & Fix mobile app, Intervate’s Citizen Reporting Framework service is being re-positioned as “Smart Citizen”. Designed to enable bi-directional engagement and communication between citizens and their local authorities and service providers, the Smart Citizen product makes use of the most universal technology that most citizens have – […]

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TIM MODISE & MPUMI NHLAPO ON SMART CITIES

Mpumi Nhlapo, the Head of Marketing and Portfolio Sales at T-Systems South Africa talks to Tim Modise about Smart Cities.

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SOUTH AFRICA’S MOVE TOWARDS SMART CITIES

Smart Cities are becoming a critical necessity, and now is the time for South Africa to implement the basic foundations to become smart-city ready. This is due to the confluence of increasing urbanization, greater pressure being placed on the successful management of a city due to a rising population, and climate change. Cities need to […]

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SMART CITY VISION – THE JOURNEY HAS BEGUN

Much has been written over the past couple of years around the topic of ‘Smart Cities’. By Lionel Moyal, Head of Intervate, a T-Systems company The utopian vision of the Smart City often involves carefully orchestrated traffic and public transport systems, connected with Internet Protocol (IP) security cameras, solar power generators, well-functioning water and sanitation […]

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SABC NEWS: SANDTON TO OBSERVE ECOMOBILITY MONTH WITH THE VAJAMOJA APP

VayaMoja, a transport application has been created to alleviate the concerns of those working and living in the financial hub of Africa, Sandton. Motorists are urged to park their cars at home for the entire month of October. It’s all part of Ecomobility month, a world festival on alternative modes of transport, such as public […]

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ENCA: TECH REPORT | ENCA CHAT TO KRUSHEN PILLAY ABOUT THE JRA FIND AND FIX APP

Potholes are the bane of every Jo’burger’s life… Seemingly everywhere… and presenting danger and the potential to wreck your tyres… But what if road users could help authorities pinpoint problem areas and fix them as soon as they’ve been pointed out? That’s the ambitious promise of the Johannesburg’s Road Authority’s new app…

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THE JOHANNESBURG ROAD AGENCY (JRA) LAUNCHES THE FIND & FIX APP BY INTERVATE – POWERED BY SMART CITIZEN

In May 2014, the Johannesburg Road Agency (JRA), in South Africa launched the Find & Fix app, a solution designed to help the JRA improve its engagement and customer service with citizens and to enable a more efficient method of managing road related assets and incidents logged with the agency. The video is from the […]

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ENCA NEWS: INTERVIEW WITH BERTHA PETERS-SCHEEPERS, OPS MANAGER: MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS AT THE JRA

The Johannesburg Road Agency has come up with an innovative way to try and deal with the pothole situation around the city. Subscribers can us a mobile app to report problem areas. Bertha Scheepers, Communications Manager at the JRA tells us more.

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