Public Utilities, including water and sewer systems, are the heart and soul of communities. Knowing how your systems function and react to changing conditions can help prepare you for emergency situations. If there is going to be a breach in the system, you need to know where it may occur. Join APWA and IBM in this seminar and learn options for of incorporating live system data into your system.
• Access integrated, city-wide information in a single, unified view • Deliver rapid, coordinated responses to events and incidents with tools for sharing information and collaborating across departments and agencies • Optimize operational efficiencies and improve planning by leveraging advanced analytics, asset management, and key performance indicator (KPI) tools • Reduce the impact of emergencies and crisis situations • Reduce the overall cost of maintenance and repairs • Minimize disruptions to public services and activities for citizens living and traveling in the city • Preserve critical services and resources and eliminate or minimize issues • Allow the city to recognize events as they arise so appropriate responses can be put in place to manage their impacts back to a steady state as quickly as possible • Allow a city to monitor its progression via KPIs that can be propagated and published to the general public or benchmarked with other cities
Who Should Attend City and staff Engineers, Public Works Directors, operations managers, emergency management personnel, consultants and anyone whose work involves managing and maintaining utility systems.
Greg Rader has worked in the software industry for 20 years in both architectural and client consulting roles, with a focus on optimizing business processes through the use of Service-Oriented Architecture and Governance. Greg is currently involved in helping cities and states become more instrumented, interconnected, and intelligent in their operational and emergency response processes.