What were the top 10 security threat and related technology factors in 2012? According to IBM, new threat vectors from mobile/smart phones top the list.
Public officials are turning to the same technology advances that businesses have been using—automation, smart sensors, analytics, visualization and computational modeling—to help make public safety systems smarter and real time.
The Center for Technology in Government is working on new conceptual and analytical tools for governments to help them open government data in ways that improve government performance and create new value for citizens.
Miami-Dade County and IBM are undertaking a smarter cities initiative that includes a predictive analytics and smart metering project to help remotely monitor consumption and identify water leaks across the Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department.
In this speech by IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, city leaders and planners will get a perspective on how - in these early days of the 21st century - Big Data, analytics, cloud, mobile and social technologies are transforming our world.
This paper outlining a program focused on determining how technology can assist in decision-making for urban planning and risk analysis purposes will be of interest to city planners and others involved in urban design.
City leaders and planners who want to better understand the dynamic behavior of their cities will be interested in the collaboration between the City of Portland, Oregon in the U.S. Pacific Northwest and IBM to develop an interactive model of the relationships that exist among the city's core systems.