Monthly Archives: June 2011

One of the Top7 Smart Cities in the World: That’s a Win

Stratford is among august company. This year’s laurel for Top Intelligent Community of the Year went to Eindhoven, The Netherlands, the global headquarters for electronics giant Philips, and the regional collaborative zone known as Brainport.┬áHaving been among the top ICF … Continue reading…

Stratford’s Justin Bieber Crashes the ICF Website

The Tweet Heard Around the World From the Beacon Herald’s coverage of Stratford’s bid for the Intelligent Community of the Year, in NYC. “One tweet from fellow city native Justin Bieber later, and … @danmathieson shot to second on the … Continue reading…

7 Impressive Community Uses of Broadband Applications

“Coolest Broadband App” competition added to the annual ICF “Building the Broadband Economy” conference in NYC. The Stratford Beacon Herald’s round-up of the broadband applications that this year’s Top Seven ICF communities brought to the table. “Community apps practical, artistic,” … Continue reading…

HQ of Electronics Mega-brand, Philips, Are Among Stratford’s Peers in New York

Eindhoven, Netherlands, the global headquarters of electronics giant Philips, is among Stratford’s peers at the annual ICF conference in New York. “Stratford’s opposition includes Eindhoven,” By MIKE BEITZ, STAFF REPORTER, Stratford Beacon Herald, Posted June 3, 2011.      

ICF’s Top Seven: “Underdogs. Comeback kids. Renaissance types.”

“Underdogs. Comeback kids. Renaissance types.” That’s how Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) co-founder Lou Zacharilla characterized many of the finalists in the running for the title of Intelligent Community of the Year for 2011, including Stratford. Read more of the Stratford … Continue reading…