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New Our High River app facilitates outstanding success for the Mystery on Mainstreet event

Our High River (OHR) is a community group in the Town of High River, aiming to foster community engagement by providing spaces for citizens to work on projects, supplying resources and tools to help move ideas to action, and encouraging new innovations. Latest Innovations On October 24th, OHR announced the launch of their new mobile app (available on Android and …

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Building Community Capacity

This guest post is written by Nicole Enns, a third-year marketing student at the University of Calgary. In simple terms, community capacity is what makes communities “work”. It is the concept of a community working collectively to manage its human capital, develop its resources, and drive change from within. Defining Community Yet, if you dig deeper, community capacity is actually …

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Government of Canada gives Calgary-based Innovators a Boost by Buying and Testing their Cutting-edge Products

October 28, 2016 — Calgary, Alberta The Government of Canada is committed to growing the economy and the middle class, and helping those working hard to join it. Through the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP), the Government of Canada is investing in Canadian innovations to create inclusive and sustainable economic growth for communities across Canada. The Honourable Judy M. …

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New Our High River mobile app will reveal clues during Mystery on Mainstreet event

Our High River announces the launch of an innovative community engagement app… and a mysterious team scavenger hunt for High River residents to try it out. High River, AB: The local Our High River (OHR) community group is proud to announce the launch of a new mobile app to promote economic prosperity, encourage town involvement, and enhance community capacity in …

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New app for students, faculty and staff promotes safety at Olds College

Award-winning Alberta-based technology powers the OC Emergency mobile alerting app for smart, safe campuses Calgary, AB: Students, faculty, and staff returning to Olds College’s campuses this fall have a new tool to stay informed and stay safe. The Olds and Calgary, AB based college has launched OC Emergency, a mobile smartphone app which provides users with quick, mobile access to …

RallyEngine and University of Calgary sign strategic partnership, establish scholarship for public safety innovation

Agreement solidifies the Calgary-based technology powering the UC Emergency mobile alerting app for smart, safe campuses Calgary, AB: Mindful of U.S. school shootings and international cyber-hacking, the University of Calgary and RallyEngine Inc. have teamed up to advance a made-in-Calgary solution for alerting groups, rallying teams, and informing communities in crisis situations. The agreement, facilitated by Innovate Calgary, secures for …

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How Campuses Can Market Alerting Apps to Students

This guest post is written by Nicole Enns, a third-year student at the University of Calgary. Deploying a mobile alerting system is one thing, promoting it and getting students engaged is a whole other challenge. When first introducing a mobile alerting app there are two major obstacles to overcome: lack of awareness and apathy. Lack of awareness is a major …

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RallyEngine and University of Calgary Form Strategic Partnership

We’re thrilled to announce that RallyEngine and the University of Calgary, with the involvement of Innovate Calgary, have signed a groundbreaking strategic partnership. This agreement, which includes establishing a student scholarship in public safety innovation, solidifies the technology powering the UC Emergency mobile alerting app and it will help shape our Canadian-made solution for other smart, safe campuses. Here’s the …

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WCDM 2015 Presentation: The Herd of Cats

Last week RallyEngine co-founder Steve Hardy presented The Herd of Cats to a great audience at the World Conference on Disaster Management in Toronto. He’s writing a book about the fascinating, surprisingly-overlapping worlds of entrepreneurs, improvisers, and disaster managers. Here is the session’s synopsis: The Herd of Cats: Startups, Improv, and Disasters The strange, fringe worlds of tech startups and …