Courtney Groundwater has returned to Abley after time working in Colombia and the UK. In the UK Courtney was working in a Transport Strategy and Economics team, managing and contributing to the development of business cases across a range of transport infrastructure including light rail, road safety and the pedestrianisation of Oxford Street in London. Courtney is excited to return to her roots at Abley, bring an extended set of skills and fresh international perspective to the New Zealand transport sector.
This year Gartner, in their annual Top 10 Strategic Technologies Trends list, put Digital Twins at the number 4 spot, just behind all Autonomous Things, Augmented Analytics and AI-Driven Development. This is a pretty meteoric rise for Digital Twins which didn’t make the 2016 list at all, jumped in at number 5 in 2017 list, moved to number 4 in 2018 and has held its position in 2019.
Steve Abley and his wife Michelle, recently embarked on a sailing adventure from Fiji to New Zealand. The following is a snapshot of their journey and an excerpt from the blog written by Skipper Larry Green.
Stacy Rendall, Abley's Principal Developer & Research Specialist, recently attended the Transport Research Colloquium and the fifth annual Transport Knowledge Conference, held in Wellington on 14th and 15th November.
Four members of our Road Safety team including Haris Zia, Steve Ford, Bridget Southey-Jensen and Paul Durdin attended and presented five abstracts at this year’s Australasian Road Safety Conference held at the ICC in Sydney, 3-5 October 2018.
On Thursday 1st November, Abley was proud to sponsor the Christchurch Chapter of Women in Urbanism Aotearoa ‘Gathering with a purpose - Ginsburgian Dinner’ at The Exchange (XCHC). This group is open to all women who are passionate about cities, sustainability, climate change and good design outcomes.