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bciti ecoLocal: beyond buying local

date21 May 2020

Driving local business An uphill battle What is the playbook for creating a community-based, local, or service-pooling business during and after this crisis, knowing that for every dollar spent at a local business, 70 cents makes its way back into ... See more

The Smart City Challenge: Navigating complexity

date16 December 2019

bciti already in line with studies and recommendations from the firm Roland Berger. Deploying smart city solutions is complex. No two cities are alike, and one plan doesn’t fit all when it comes to becoming a smart city. Cities often don't have ... See more

Bill 122: How can digital be beneficial?

date10 March 2019

On June 15, 2017, the National Assembly passed Bill 122, which is crucial for municipalities. Indeed, it recognizes that municipalities are local governments and offers them greater autonomy, particularly by putting forward the voice of citizens duri... See more

Digital platform: an essential for citizen dialogue!

date14 February 2019

In 2019, how can you generate a real citizen dialogue, bidirectional and without filter? How can you be sure to get your citizens’ attention or, at least, to reach as many homes as possible in your municipality? The idea of ​​setting up a digit... See more

​How to become a Smart City?

date28 January 2019

To make the transition to a Smart City, the mayors, as well as the general managers who are at the root of this digital transformation, must develop a clear strategy. But not only! There is also a need to develop a strategy for urban infrastructures ... See more

The smart city : why it’s the future, and how to start?

date18 January 2019

As the leader of a municipality, are you wondering whether the smart city concept is still relevant? As the person in charge of the city’s communication, do you doubt that these digital transformations are still useful? In this post, you will le... See more